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Gil Evans and His Orchestra
     

Gil Evans and His Orchestra

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Cast: Gil Evans

 

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Filmed in Switzerland, this 1983 live performance features several innovative arrangements from Gil Evans and his amazing 20-piece orchestra. Interpretations include pieces from a diverse group of musicians ranging from Gershwin, Charlie Mingus, and Thelonius Monk, to Jimi Hendrix and some of Evans' own compositions. Soloists include Michael and Randy Brecker, Lew

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Filmed in Switzerland, this 1983 live performance features several innovative arrangements from Gil Evans and his amazing 20-piece orchestra. Interpretations include pieces from a diverse group of musicians ranging from Gershwin, Charlie Mingus, and Thelonius Monk, to Jimi Hendrix and some of Evans' own compositions. Soloists include Michael and Randy Brecker, Lew Soloff, Howard Johnson, John Clark, Mike Manieri, and Billy Cobham. ~ Tracie Cooper

Product Details

Release Date:
12/18/2007
UPC:
0884088215460
Original Release:
1983
Source:
Hal Leonard
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:57:00
Sales rank:
85,682

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gil Evans Actor,Conductor

Technical Credits
Gil Evans Score Composer,Musical Arrangement

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Gil Evans and His Orchestra
2. Hotel Me: Introduction [1:07]
3. Hotel Me: Theme [1:50]
4. Hotel Me: Piano Solo (Gil Evans) [2:23]
5. Hotel Me: Trumpet Solo (Randy Brecker) [4:39]
6. Friday the 13th: Baritone Sax Solo (Howard Johnson) [3:59]
7. Copenhagen Sights: Introduction [:56]
8. Copenhagen Sights: Melody [1:38]
9. Stone Free: Opening [1:04]
10. Stone Free: Trumpet Solo (Lew Soloff) [5:44]
11. Stone Free: Rhythm Vamp [:22]
12. Stone Free: French Horn Solo (John Clark) [4:27]
13. Stone Free: Closing Melody [2:00]
14. Waltz: Melody [2:38]
15. Waltz: Piano Lead & Solo [2:34]
16. Variations on the Misery: Vamp Introduction [:53]
17. Variations on the Misery: Melody [:47]
18. Variations on the Misery: French Horn Solo (John Clark) [4:14]
19. Variations on the Misery: Trombone Solo [3:12]
20. Variations on the Misery: Trumpet Solo (Lew Soloff) [2:37]
21. Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk: Orchestra [2:09]
22. Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk: Interlude [1:02]
23. Here Comes De Honey Man: Introduction [1:42]
24. Here Comes De Honey Man: Melody [2:41]
25. End Credits [2:33]
26. VVCC Message [1:43]

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