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Gil Evans – New Bottle Old Wine


This is a LP of Gil Evans rearranging classic jazz standards like “St. Louis Blues,” “King Porter Stomp” and “Lester Leaps.” It’s an LP you can enjoy as a peek into modern jazz of the late ’50s, or as a set of very interesting big band orchestrations.

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If you have admired Gil Evans’ arrangements on the Miles Davis recordings, you owe it to yourself to check this out. These recordings help make the case that Gil Evans was one of the great jazz arrangers of all time. Gil Evans always manages to communicate with sophistication and nuance, and on these sessions he manages to have fun as well.


1. St Louis Blues
2. King Porter Stomp
3. 3.Willow Tree
4. Struttin’ With Some Barbecue
1. Lester Leaps In
2. ‘Round Midnight
3. Manteca
4. Bird Feathers


Additional information

Weight 0.480 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 32.0 × 2.0 cm