Gil Evans

As the foremost jazz orchestrator of the modern era, Gil Evans, with his brilliant grasp of instrumentation and dynamics has been a profound influence on several generations of arrangers and composers. Perhaps best known as Miles Davis’ partner on classic albums like Miles Ahead, Porgy and Bess, and Sketches Of Spain, Evans also recorded vibrant and important albums under his own leadership.

Ian Ernest Gilmore Green was born on May 13, 1912, in Toronto, Canada, the son of Margaret MacChonechy and a father he never knew. Early in life, he was given his stepfather’s surname, and became known as Gil... Read More

City Of Origin:
Toronto, Canada
Genre:
Jazz, Cool Jazz, Bop, Post Bop
Birthdate:
05/13/1912
Death date:
03/20/1988
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St. Louis Blues

Gil Evans: The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
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King Porter Stomp

Gil Evans: The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
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Willow Tree

Gil Evans: The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
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Struttin' With Some Barbecue

Gil Evans: The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
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Lester Leaps in

Gil Evans: The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
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Round Midnight

Gil Evans: The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
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Manteca

Gil Evans: The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
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