Label: Absord Music Japan - ABCJ 226/227 • Format: 2x, CD Album • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz • Style: Contemporary Jazz
The family travelled through Canada and the US for work before settling in Stockton, California, where his parents separated. As a teenager, Evans Hysteria - Triton Enigma - Black Lies preoccupied with music, playing in a band as well as transcribing records, writing down songs Nothing Like You - The Monday Night Orchestra - Playing The Music Of Gil Evans Live At Sweet Basil arrangements.
Inthey had made enough progress to be on the same bill at the Palomar Ballroom as Benny Goodman. Evans became good friends with arranger Claude Thornhill and after he returned to New York, Gil soon followed. With the coming of World War II, Evans was posted to various army bands, mainly play bass drum, but it was during this time that he became acquainted with bebop. Charlie Parker mostly came to sleep, often accompanied by, Miles Davis. The band played at the Royal Roost on 47th Street, which featured on three radio broadcasts that are now included on The Complete Birth Of The Cool remastered and reissued on Blue Note, along with the original dozen studio sides that they cut in and for Capitol.
Evans was feted as a genius, which in turn afforded him the opportunity I Need You - The Beatles - Help!
(Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) record his own albums. Evans did release The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrixan instrumental album of his songs that brilliantly integrates rock and jazz elements, with guitarists John Abercrombie and Ryo Kawasaki. Turning away from the studio, Evans took a touring orchestra of up to fifteen musicians on the road, often performing at least one Hendrix song in each Nothing Like You - The Monday Night Orchestra - Playing The Music Of Gil Evans Live At Sweet Basil.
On occasions, a concert would be built around a guest soloist, for example, John McLaughlin at Ravenna inand Sting at Perugia in My favorite Gil Evans would be with Miles…. The early Gil Evans albums are for me more listenable and my favorite would be Out of the Cool which I happened to buy the day it came out I was 15 and I played it non stop for weeks and then very often.
Elvin did play drum set on other tracks with he and Charli alternating on percussion. The latter albums of Gil Evans electric period were very interesting. Gil Evans a true musical genius and we as listeners are blessed to hear! Check it out! Your email address will not be published.
Features Latest News. Share Tweet. Inthey had made enough progress to be on the same bill at the Palomar Ballroom as Benny Goodman Evans became good friends with arranger Claude Thornhill and after he returned to New York, Gil soon followed.
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