As a jazz pianist, composer and arranger, Gil Evans' career has been one of constant change and improvement. Evans worked with, and was influenced by, a wide variety of musicians, including Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Jimi Hendrix and Sting. Portions of Evans' landmark album, Porgy and Bess, which he recorded with Mulligan, are featured and discussed.
Trottier, Serge; Evans, Gil 1912-1988
Sept/Arte (Firm); Ex Nihilo (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
North American Culture; American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Music; Performing Arts; Jazz History and criticism; Jazz musicians; Piano music (Jazz); Arrangers (Musicians)
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Physical Description
55 minutes; color
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- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090236; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1914; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1077; OCLC: ocm40760865; Catalog Key: alephsys002862551; Catalog Key: FFH 8215
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