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Gil Evans

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Gil Evans: The Vision of Evans

Report and Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 28 July 1973

NO, SAID Gil Evans, he didn't really want to be interviewed. Not until his new album was ready. But why not come round anyway, just ...

Gil Evans: Jazzing Up Jimi

Interview by Ian Dove, Rolling Stone, 18 July 1974

Evans gave Hendrix's music an orchestral workout. ...

Gil Evans: Sketches of Gil

Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 4 March 1978

At the end of his first-ever British tour, Gil Evans, jazz arranger extraordinary and mentor of Miles Davis, talks to Richard Williams ...

Gil Evans: Still Smiling After All These Years

Interview by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 26 March 1983

Gil Evans is 71-years-old and a prominent jazz arranger who during his 35 year career has worked with Miles Davis and Hendrix. Richard Cook meets ...

Gil Evans: Birth Of The Cool At 72

Interview by Brian Case, Melody Maker, 20 October 1984

The film version of Colin MacInnes' classic Fifties novel, Absolute Beginners, has attracted a wealth of talent including Elvis Costello, Mick Jagger and American jazz ...

Miles Davis and Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings

Review by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, October 1996

THEIR CURIOUS YET inspired partnership resulted in music of rare beauty. Ben Edmonds salutes a landmark box set that fully captures the genius of Miles ...

Purple Hazer: The Many Lives of Gil Evans

Retrospective by Richard Williams, The Guardian, 7 November 2012

His cool, luminous sound redefined jazz. Then he threw it all in for Jimi Hendrix. Richard Williams on the brilliant and mercurial Gil Evans. ...

see also Miles Davis


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