Jazz Pianist

Gil Evans

  • May 13, 1912 - Mar 20, 1988 (age 75)
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2017
The  Classic Albums 1956-1963
AlbumApr 7, 2017

The Classic Albums 1956-1963

The Classic Albums 1956-1963 released.
2013
Gil's Greatest
AlbumAug 8, 2013

Gil's Greatest

Gil's Greatest released.
2012
Farewell
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AlbumMay 25, 2012

Farewell

Farewell is a live album by jazz composer, arranger, …
Farewell is a live album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Gil Evans recorded by King Records (Japan) in New York in 1986 featuring Evans with his Monday Night Orchestra which included Hamiet Bluiett, Bill Evans, and Johnny Coles and originally released in the US on the Evidence label.
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Spain NYC 1959/1960
AlbumJan 16, 2012

Spain NYC 1959/1960

Spain NYC 1959/1960 released.
Award2012

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Won award for "How About You".
Grammy Award
Nomination2012

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Nominated for "How About You".
Grammy Award
Nomination2012

Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Voc…

Nominated for "Look To The Rainbow".
Grammy Award
2006
The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings
AlbumJun 6, 2006

The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings

The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings released.
2005
The Real Birth of the Cool: Transcription Recordings 1946-1947
AlbumJun 28, 2005

The Real Birth of the Cool: Transcription …

The Real Birth of the Cool: Transcription Recordings …
The Real Birth of the Cool: Transcription Recordings 1946-1947 released.
Voodoo Chile by Jimi Hendrix
AlbumMay 2, 2005

Voodoo Chile by Jimi Hendrix

Voodoo Chile by Jimi Hendrix released.
2004
SongNov 16, 2004

Time of the Barracudas
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2002
Adios
AlbumJan 1, 2002

Adios

Adios released.
2001
Live at Umbria Jazz, Vol. 2
AlbumOct 2, 2001

Live at Umbria Jazz, Vol. 2

Live at Umbria Jazz, Vol. 2 released.
75th Birthday Concert
AlbumMay 22, 2001

75th Birthday Concert

75th Birthday Concert released.
2000
Honey Man
AlbumJan 1, 2000

Honey Man

Honey Man released.
Lunar Eclypse
AlbumJan 1, 2000

Lunar Eclypse

Lunar Eclypse released.
1999
Gil Evans [Giants of Jazz]
AlbumAug 24, 1999

Gil Evans [Giants of Jazz]

Gil Evans [Giants of Jazz] released.
Gold Collection
AlbumMay 18, 1999

Gold Collection

Gold Collection released.
SongMar 23, 1999

Snowfall
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Award1999

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Porgy and Bess".
1998
Battle of the Bands: Evans Vs. Mingus
AlbumNov 10, 1998

Battle of the Bands: Evans Vs. Mingus

Battle of the Bands: Evans Vs. Mingus released.
Priceless Jazz
AlbumFeb 10, 1998

Priceless Jazz

Priceless Jazz released.
1997
Award1997

Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Won Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
1996
Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings
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AlbumAug 26, 1996

Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The Complete …

Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The …
Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings is a box set of music by jazz musicians Miles Davis and Gil Evans originally released on CD in 1996 and remastered and re-released in 2004. It collects work from 1957 through 1968 at Columbia Records recording studios.
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Grammy Hall of Fame
Award1996

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Sketches of Spain".
The Mother of the Book
AlbumJan 1, 1996

The Mother of the Book

The Mother of the Book released.
1994
Verve Jazz Masters 23
AlbumOct 4, 1994

Verve Jazz Masters 23

Verve Jazz Masters 23 released.
SongJan 1, 1994

I Will Wait for You
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1993
Live at Sweet Basil Vol. 2
AlbumMay 4, 1993

Live at Sweet Basil Vol. 2

Live Sweet Basil Vol. 2 is a …
Live Sweet Basil Vol. 2 is a live album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Gil Evans recorded by King Records (Japan) in New York in 1984 featuring Evans with his Monday Night Orchestra which included George Adams, Howard Johnson, and Lew Soloff and originally released in the US on the Gramavision label.
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Award1993

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Miles Ahead".
Rhythm A Ning
AlbumJan 1, 1993

Rhythm A Ning

Rhythm A Ning is an album by jazz composer, arranger, …
Rhythm A Ning is an album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and keyboardist Gil Evans recorded in 1987 and performed by Evans with Laurent Cugny's Big Band Lumiere.
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SongJan 1, 1993

La Nevada
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1992
Anti-Heroes
AlbumDec 14, 1992

Anti-Heroes

Anti-Heroes is an album by saxophonist Lee Konitz and …
Anti-Heroes is an album by saxophonist Lee Konitz and pianist Gil Evans recorded in New York in 1980 and released on the French Verve label.
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1988
Gil Evans
PersonalMarch 1988

Gil Evans

Gil Evans passed away.
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Nomination1988

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Nominated for "Bud and Bird".
Grammy Award
The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix
AlbumJan 1, 1988

The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Musi…

The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix released.
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Award1988

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Won award for "Bud and Bird".
Grammy Award
1983
Misa Espiritual - Airto's Brazilian Mass
AlbumJan 1, 1983

Misa Espiritual - Airto's Brazilian Mass

Misa Espiritual - Airto's Brazilian Mass released.
1980
Heroes
AlbumDec 11, 1980

Heroes

Heroes is a live album by pianist Gil Evans and saxophonist Lee …
Heroes is a live album by pianist Gil Evans and saxophonist Lee Konitz recorded in New York in 1980 and released on the French Verve label.
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1974
SongJan 1, 1974

Angel
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1968
Award1968

Creative Arts, US & Canada

Won Guggenheim …
Won Guggenheim Fellowship For Creative Arts, US & Canada.
Guggenheim Fellowship
1964
SongSep 1, 1964

Las Vegas Tango
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SongMay 25, 1964

Concorde
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1963
Quiet Nights
AlbumDec 1, 1963

Quiet Nights

Quiet Nights is a studio album by jazz musician Miles Davis, …
Quiet Nights is a studio album by jazz musician Miles Davis, and his fourth album collaboration with Gil Evans, released in 1964 on Columbia Records, catalogue CL 2106 and CS 8906 in stereo. Recorded mostly at Columbia's 30th Street Studios in Manhattan, it is the final album by Davis and Evans.
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Anita Powell
Marriage1963

Anita Powell

Married Anita Powell.
1960
Sketches of Spain
AlbumJul 18, 1960

Sketches of Spain

Sketches of Spain is an album by Miles Davis, recorded …
Sketches of Spain is an album by Miles Davis, recorded between November 1959 and March 1960 at the Columbia 30th Street Studio in New York City. An extended version of the second movement of Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez (1939) is included, as well as a piece called "Will o' the Wisp", from Manuel de Falla's ballet El amor brujo (1914–1915). Sketches of Spain is regarded as an exemplary recording of Third Stream, a musical fusion of jazz, European classical, and styles from world music.
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Best Original Jazz Composition
Nomination1960

Best Original Jazz Composition

Nominated for "Sketches of Spain".
Grammy Award
Best Original Jazz Composition
Award1960

Best Original Jazz Composition

Won award for "Sketches of Spain".
Grammy Award
1957
Gil Evans & Ten
AlbumJan 1, 1957

Gil Evans & Ten

Gil Evans & Ten (also released as Big Stuff and Gil Evans + …
Gil Evans & Ten (also released as Big Stuff and Gil Evans + Ten) is the first album by pianist, conductor, arranger and composer Gil Evans as a leader, released on the Prestige label in 1957. It features Evans' arrangements of five standards and one original composition performed by Evans, Steve Lacy, John Carisi, Jack Koven, Jimmy Cleveland, Bart Varsalona, Willie Ruff, Lee Konitz, Dave Kurtzer, Paul Chambers, Jo Jones, Louis Mucci and Nick Stabulas. In 2003 a SACD version was published, with the first release of the original stereo tapes.
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1949
Lilian Grace
Marriage1949

Lilian Grace

Married Lilian Grace.
1912
Gil Evans
BirthMay 1912

Gil Evans

Gil Evans was born.
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