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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General Merchandise, Full Score and Parts. I Loves You Porgy. He is widely recognized as one of the greatest orchestrators in jazz, playing an important role in the development of cool jazzmodal jazzfree jazz and jazz fusion. Jazz ensemble with optional 10 brass – Grade Composed by George Evanns Published by Hal Leonard HL.

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

He is best known for his acclaimed collaborations with Miles Davis. Porgy And Bess Suite.

Alto Flute; Woodwind 4: Retrieved November 16, 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 Before the s, his keyboard playing was sparse on recordings, because the intricacy of his music required that he conduct, but after the s, ggil gradually moved from the front of the band back scorf the band.


Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Arranged by James Barnes. Evans is justly regarded as the master of modern orchestration and Porgy and Bess shows him at his best.

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Porgy and Bess Studio album by Miles Davis. Look Inside Listen Watch. I am a music teacher. Out of the Cool: Alto Flute; Woodwind 3: The New York Times.

Another collaboration from this period, Quiet Nights was issued later, against the wishes of Davis, who broke with his then-producer Teo Macero for a time as a result. To his by-now standard French horns and tuba, Evans’s scores added alto and bass flutesdouble reedsand harp ; orchestral instruments not associated with “swing” bands, providing a larger pallette of scors colors, and allowing him to attain bes ethereal quality heard in his arrangements during his Thornhill days.

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Retrieved February 23, Part s ; Score. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat Arranged by Ed Lojeski.

The Davis-led group was booked for a week at the ” Royal Roost ” as an intermission group on the bill with the Count Basie Orchestra. These ranged from an all-star big band version arranged and conducted by Bill Potts to one by Bob Crosby and the Bobcats.

Evans also contributed behind the scenes to Davis’ classic quintet albums of the s. Where Flamingos Fly recordedreleased demonstrated his ability to contract the most accomplished musicians, with veterans Coles, Harry LookofskyRichard Davis and Jimmy Knepper who played the solo on the “Where Flamingos Fly” track on ‘s Out of the Cool alongside young multi-instrumentalist Howard Johnsonsynthesizer player Don Ajd at that time still a member of The Mothers of Inventionand Billy Harper.


Their work coupled Evans’s classic big band jazz stylings and arrangements with Davis’s solo playing. All compositions written by George Gershwinexcept otherwise noted.

Duration 21 minutes, 44 seconds. He knew tubist Bill Barber and trumpeter Louis Mucci from Thornhill’s band, and both were stalwarts in Evans’s early ensembles, with Mucci finding a spot on nearly every pres Evans recording.

The Complete Studio Recordings “. Porgy and Bess Archived at the Wayback Machine. Evans died of peritonitis in CuernavacaPorgu at the age of By scre up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy. 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.

In he arranged the big band tracks on Kenny Burrell ‘s Guitar Forms album. Highlights from Porgy and Bess.