Porgy and Bess (CL ) is a studio album by jazz musician Miles Davis, released in March on Columbia Records. The album features arrangements by Davis and collaborator Gil Evans from . Davis biographer Jack Chambers described the album as “a new score, with its own integrity, order and action. Download Gil Evans – Porgy & Bess Scores (All in 1). Buy I Loves You Porgy by George Gershwin/arr. Gil As recorded by Miles Davis and Gil Evans on the iconic Po. As recorded by Miles Davis and Gil Evans on the iconic Porgy and Bess album, here is the Preview Score Image.

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UK 45 rpm release. General Merchandise, Full Score and Parts. Summertime Porgy and Bess Solo instrument flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, horn in F, trumpet, trombone, bass trombone, tuba, or euphonium and concert band – Grade 3 Composed by George Gershwin His son Miles played trumpet in his Monday Night Orchestra.

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rvans Look Inside Listen Watch. Evans first married following the Birth of the Cool recording sessions and was survived by his second wife Anita Cooper and two children, Noah and Miles.

Davis biographer Jack Chambers described the album as “a new score, with its own integrity, order and action. It Ain’t Necessarily So.

Gil Evans – Porgy & Bess Scores (All in 1)

Arranged by Ed Lojeski. He frequently wrote a part for the tenor violin of Harry Lookofsky. Score and set of parts. His family moved to Stockton, California where he spent most of his youth. Evans’s ensemble featured many of the top-call musicians in New York, many of whom were also in the NBC Saturday Night Live Band and there were many conflicts, so their “deputies” for the night might be other world-class musicians. Views Read Edit View history. Arranged by Robert Longfield. Evans developed a particular interest in the work of sdore rock guitarist.


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This turned out to be a regular Monday night engagement for Evans for nearly five years and also resulted in the release of a number of successful albums by Gil Evans and the Monday Night Orchestra. That the album is still able to do this after almost forty-five years is a testament to the rare magic that occurred in a New York studio over four days in the summer of From that date on, Evans’s ensembles featured electric guitars and basses, including a notable collaboration with bassist Jaco Pastorius.

Evans was a great influence on Davis’s interest in “non-jazz” music, especially orchestral music. ecans

The New York Times. Highlights from Porgy and Bess. The Davis-led eevans was booked for a week at the ” Royal Roost ” as an intermission group on the bill with the Count Basie Orchestra. InDavis was one of many jazz musicians growing dissatisfied with bebopseeing its increasingly complex chord changes as hindering creativity.

Penguin Guide to Jazz: Later, while Davis was under contract with Columbia Recordsproducer George Avakian suggested that Davis could work with any of several arrangers. Davis immediately chose Evans. From onwards Evans recorded albums under his own name.

Miles Evans, Gil’s son, also led the Gil Evans Orchestra for a centennial concert at New York’s Highline Ballroomfeaturing many of the musicians heard in the orchestra during Evans’s lifetime. Arranged by Frank Mantooth. Published by Belwin Music AP. In contrast to his intricate scores for large ensembles, which usually required precision orchestral playing wrapping around the “traditional” solo “break”, his later arrangements might feature more or less unison playing by the entire ensemble, such as on Hendrix’s ” Little Wing “, with improvisational touches added throughout by the musicians completely ad libitum.

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I Wants to Stay Here a. Jazz ensemble tenor saxophone, bass trombone, piano, alto saxophone and drum solos; woodwind doubles – Level 5 Composed by Keith Bishop.

Published by Hal Leonard HL. Concert Band – Grade 4 Featuring: Hendrix’s death made impossible a scheduled meeting with Evans to discuss having Hendrix front a big band led by Evans. The advance publicity for the film was considerable, and with the lates vogue for recorded “jazz versions of Arranged by Douglas E.

This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Kind of Blue His arrangements many already well known to some listeners from their original cabaret, concert hall or Broadway stage arrangements revealed aspects of the music in a wholly original way, sometimes evxns an unexpected contrast to the original atmosphere of evzns piece, and sometimes taking a dark ballad such as Weill’s “Barbara Song” into an even darker place.

Their work coupled Evans’s classic big band jazz stylings and arrangements with Davis’s solo playing. Arranged by Marcel Peeters. Trumpet range to G6. Alto Saxophone; Woodwind 2:

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