The Gil Evans Orchestra (Usa, 1961) - Out of the cool

Ryan Truesdell on Hidden Gil Evans Gems

Ryan Truesdell, who has recorded two magnificently executed and recorded albums of Gil Evans scores, identifies some hidden gems in Gil’s canon, including the Gerry Mulligan Sextet recording of La Plus Que Lente, which appears on our Mosaic LP set Gerry Mulligan: The Emarcy Sextet Recordings (3008). Honestly, until Ryan’s column, I didn’t even know this was Gil’s arrangement!

-Michael Cuscuna

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