The Individualism of Gil Evans

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although Gil Evans had gained a lot of acclaim for his three collaborations with Miles Davis in the 1950s and his own albums, this CD contains with the exception of two tracks purposely left off, Evans's only dates as a leader during 1961-68. The personnel varies on the six sessions that comprise the CD which adds five numbers including two previously unreleased to the original Lp with such major soloists featured as tenorman Wayne Shorter, trombonist Jimmy Cleveland, trumpeter Johnny Coles and guitarist Kenny Burrell. Highlights include "Time of the Barracudas," "The Barbara Song," "Las Vegas Tango" and "Spoonful." Highly recommended to Gil Evans fans; it is a pity he did ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although Gil Evans had gained a lot of acclaim for his three collaborations with Miles Davis in the 1950s and his own albums, this CD contains with the exception of two tracks purposely left off, Evans's only dates as a leader during 1961-68. The personnel varies on the six sessions that comprise the CD which adds five numbers including two previously unreleased to the original Lp with such major soloists featured as tenorman Wayne Shorter, trombonist Jimmy Cleveland, trumpeter Johnny Coles and guitarist Kenny Burrell. Highlights include "Time of the Barracudas," "The Barbara Song," "Las Vegas Tango" and "Spoonful." Highly recommended to Gil Evans fans; it is a pity he did not record more during this era.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Universal I.S.
  • UPC: 042283380424
  • Catalog Number: 8338042
  • Sales rank: 29,772

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Time of the Barracudas (7:26)
  2. 2 The Barbara Song (9:59)
  3. 3 Las Vegas Tango (6:35)
  4. 4 Flute Song/Hotel Me (12:32)
  5. 5 El Toreador (3:26)
  6. 6 Proclamation (3:55)
  7. 7 Nothing Like You (2:36)
  8. 8 Concorde (7:39)
  9. 9 Spoonful (13:46)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gil Evans Primary Artist, Piano
Ron Carter Bass
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone, Trumpet
Johnny Coles Trumpet
Richard Davis Bass
Eric Dolphy Flute, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Elvin Jones Drums
Thad Jones Trumpet
Jimmy Knepper Trombone
Steve Lacy Reeds, Woodwind
Gary Peacock Bass
Jerome Richardson Reeds, Woodwind
Wayne Shorter Reeds, Woodwind
Julius Watkins French Horn
Frank Rehak Trombone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Ray Alonge French Horn
Billy Barber Tuba
James Buffington French Horn
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Garvin Bushell Reeds, Woodwind
Paul Chambers Bass
Andy Fitzgerald Reeds, Woodwind
Barry Galbraith Guitar
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Harry Lookofsky Violin
Milt Hinton Bass
Osie Johnson Drums
George Marge Reeds, Woodwind
Louis Mucci Trumpet
Robert "Brother Ah" Northern French Horn
Margaret Ross Harp
Tony Studd Trombone, Trumpet
Bob Tricarico Reeds, Woodwind
Ben Tucker Bass
Phil Woods Reeds, Woodwind
Al Block Reeds, Woodwind
Gil Cohen French Horn
Technical Credits
Bob Dorough Composer
Michael Cuscuna Liner Notes
Gil Evans Arranger
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Phil Ramone Engineer
Bob Simpson Engineer
Creed Taylor Producer
Dennis Drake Remastering
Fran Landesman Composer
Gene Lee Liner Notes
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