WorldCat Identities

Evans, Gil 1912-1988

Overview
Works: 793 works in 2,070 publications in 7 languages and 15,705 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Jazz  Live sound recordings  Motion picture music  Drama  Scores  Film adaptations  Musical films  Music videos  Trumpet music (Jazz) 
Roles: Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Singer, Other, Adapter, Producer, Interviewee, Editor, per
Classifications: M1366.D38, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gil Evans
Sketches of Spain by Miles Davis( Recording )

83 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Gil Evans kongenial arrangierter orchestraler Jazz. Gehört in jeden Jazz-Grundbestand
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

54 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Davis' Davis' trumpet work on Porgy and Bess reflects a man full of confidence who knows he is at the top of his game. Rarely did Davis ever play with such consistency. Complementing and heightening the magnificence of Davis's work are the wonderful arrangements from the pen of Gil Evans
Miles ahead by Miles Davis( Recording )

63 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Miles Ahead' is a wildly entertaining and moving exploration of one of 20th century music's creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. Working from a script he co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Cheadle's bravura directorial debut is not a conventional bio-pic but rather a unique, no-holds barred portrait of a singular artist in crisis
Out of the cool by Gil Evans( Recording )

52 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Columbia studio recordings by Miles Davis( Recording )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guitar forms by Kenny Burrell( Recording )

28 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged and conducted by Gil Evans
Bird : the original recordings of Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Evans & ten by Gil Evans( Recording )

20 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quiet nights by Miles Davis( Recording )

32 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birth of the cool by Miles Davis( )

1 edition published in 2002 and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Svengali by Gil Evans( Recording )

37 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The individualism of Gil Evans by Gil Evans( Recording )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues in orbit by Gil Evans( )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Evans by Gil Evans( Recording )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall : [the complete concert] by Miles Davis( Recording )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Davis : the cool jazz sound by Miles Davis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary figures at the height of their creativity appear here ..."--Container
Absolute beginners by Julien Temple( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers
Live Miles : more music from the legendary Carnegie Hall concert by Miles Davis( Recording )

10 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Smithsonian collection of classic jazz( Recording )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post bop( Recording )

4 editions published in 1986 and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Birth of the cool
Alternative Names

controlled identityHenry, Cleo

Evans, Gilmore 1912-1988

Gil Evans American pianist

Gil Evans americký klavírista

Gil Evans amerykański muzyk jazzowy

Gil Evans Canadees pianist (1912-1988)

Gil Evans direttore d'orchestra, compositore e pianista canadese

Gil Evans kanadischer Jazzmusiker

Green, Ian Earnest Gilmore, 1912-

Green, Ian Ernest Gilmore.

Green, Ian Ernest Gilmore, 1912-1988

Green, Jan Ernest Gilmore 1912-1988

Эванс, Джил

גיל אוונס

گیل اونز

กิล อีแวนส์

ギル・エヴァンス

吉爾·伊文斯

吉尔·埃文斯

Languages
English (116)

German (16)

French (6)

Japanese (3)

Spanish (3)

Creek (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Castles made of sound : the story of Gil EvansOut of the cool : the life and music of Gil EvansContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in music