Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The Gil Evans Orchestra - Plays The Music Of Jimmy Hendrix


Year : 1974
Label : RCA
Genre : Jazz
Style : Jazz Rock, Big Band

"Plays The Music Of Jimmy Hendrix" is the perfect meeting between Jazz & Rock, first conceived as a project with the collaboration of the legendary guitarist, it was unfortunately interrupted by the death of the party concerned. But Gil Evans did not give up so far to this project, he pays tribute to Jimmy few years later, recruiting various talented young musicians such as Don Pate, John Abercrombie, Ryo Kawasaki, David Sanborn, Billy Harper or Marvin Peterson. Titles include Angel, Gypsy Eyes, Crosstown Traffic featuring the voice of Marvin Peterson, and the classics Foxy Lady, Voodoo Chile.

Gil Evans_leader, piano
David Sanborn_soprano saxophone, flute
Billy Harper_tenor saxophone, flute
Marvin Peterson_trumpet, vocals
Don Pate_bass
John Abercrombie & Ryo Kawasaki_guitar
Susan Evans_congas, drums

An More...

01. Angel
02. Crosstown Traffic/Little Miss Lover
03. Castles Made From Sand/Foxy Lady
04. Up From The Skies
05. 1983-A Merman I Should Turn to be
06. Voodoo Chile
07. Gypsy Eyes
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