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Gil Evans - Blues In Orbit FLAC album

Performer: Gil Evans
Genre: Jazz
Title: Blues In Orbit
Released: 2009
Style: Big Band
FLAC version ZIP size: 1162 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1730 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1256 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 180

Arranger Gil Evans's first recording as a leader in five years found him leading an orchestra that could be considered a transition between his 1950s groups and his somewhat electric band of the 1970s. Several of these charts, particularly his reworking of George Russell's "Blues in Orbit," are quite memorable, and Evans utilizes his many interesting sidemen, including the distinctive voices of trombonist Jimmy Cleveland, Howard Johnson on tuba and baritone, tenor-saxophonist Billy Harper and guitarist Joe Beck, in unexpected and unpredictable ways.

Gil Evans Orchestra ‎– Blues In Orbit. Label: PGP RTB ‎– 2222965, Enja Records ‎– enja 3069. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress.

Blues in Orbit is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded for the Columbia label in 1959 and released in 1960. The album was re-released on CD in 2004 with bonus tracks including alternate takes and tracks from earlier sessions.

Blues in Orbit is an album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Gil Evans, recorded in 1969 and 1971 by Evans with an orchestra featuring Jimmy Cleveland, Howard Johnson, Billy Harper, and Joe Beck. The album was originally released on the short-lived Ampex label as Gil Evans but received wider release on the Enja label under this title.

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A2 Spaced 05:02 A3 Love In The Open 08:11 A4 Variation On The Misery 15:00 B1 Blues In Orbit 18:00 Drums – Alphonse Mouzon Flute – Billy Harper Flute, Saxophone – George Marge French Horn – Ray Alonge Percussion – Donald McDonald Saxophone – Howard Johnson (3) Trombone – Garnett Brown Trumpet – Ernie Royal, Johnny Coles. A4, B2 to B4) Photography – Adelhard Roidinger Photography – Ralph Quinke Piano, Electric Piano, Arranged By, Conductor – Gil Evans Producer – Sam Gordon Saxophone – Billy Harper Trombone – Jimmy Cleveland, Jimmy Knepper (tracks: A2 to A4, B2 to B4) Trumpet – Snooky Young (tracks: A2 to A4, B2 to B4), Mike Lawrence (tracks: A2 to A4, B2 to B4) Tuba – Howard Johnson (3) Notes Tracks A2 to A4 and B2 to B4 recorded 1969 in New York. Tracks A1 and B1 recorded 1971 in New York.

Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). Legendary arranger Gil Evans made his first recording as a leader since the mid 1960's with this album. He led an orchestra considered a transition between his 1950s groups and his somewhat electric band of the 1970s (though though track 1, Thoroughbred, and track 5, Blues In Orbit, were actually recorded in 1971).

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