The fabulous Gil Evans Orchestra led by Miles Evans, Gil’s son, featuring world-class jazz artists who were long-term members performing Evans’ arrangements: from Hendrix and Jaco to the Classics!
Saxophones: Chris Hunter, Billy Harper, Alex Foster
Trumpet: Lew Soloff, Jon Faddis, Miles Evans
French Horn: John Clark
Tuba: Howard Johnson, Bob Stewart
Trombone: Tom “Bones” Malone, David Bargeron, Dave Taylor, Conrad Herwig
Piano, Keyboards: Gil Goldstein
Keyboards: Delmar Brown
Bass: Mark Egan
Drums: Kenwood Dennard, Bruce Ditmas
Plus Special Guests: Jimmy Cobb, Airto Moreira, Lenny White, Will Lee, John Simon, Oz Noy, Matthew Garrison, plus surprise speakers, vocalists and others!
Master of Ceremonies: Paul Shaffer
Doors open at 7:00 with a pre-show presentation at 8:30PM, with never-seen or heard video and audio clips. Show starts at 9:00PM.
GA seating $20 in advance $25 the day of the show.
Floor and Wing Seating $30 in advance and $35 day of the show.
Gil Evans Centennial Promo Final.mov
*We are Remodeling Gil’s website, gilevans.com, will have it up in days.
*Consolidating all Facebooks over the next weeks, the new page is:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gil-Evans-Fan-Page/340075639348999
*Posting great Videos on GilEvansTV! at YouTube.http://www.youtube.com/user/GilEvansTV?feature=mhee
*Stephanie Crease, author of Gil Evans: Out of the Cool, has a big Gil Evans Centennial article in Down Beat—read it online! http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2012/DB201205/default.htm