November 15, 2017

Gil Evans & Gary McFarland ‎- The Great Arrangers (The Dedication Series, Vol. IX)

   LP 1
1. Sister Sadie (H. Silver) (6:56)
2. La Nevada (G. Evans) (15:33)
3. Bilbao (K. Weill - B. Brecht) (4:12)
4. Where Flamingos Fly (E. Thea - H. Courlander - J. B. Brooks) (5:12)
5. Stratusphunk (G. Russell) (8:04)
6. Sunken Treasure (G. Evans) (4:19)
   LP 2
7. Winter Colors (G. McFarland) (9:41)
a. An Early Morning Stroll
b. Grey Afternoon
c. January Jubilee
8. Willie (G. McFarland) (4:32)
9. Sage Hands (G. McFarland) (6:48)
10. Bygones And Boogie (G. McFarland) (11:25)
11. Mountain Heir (G. McFarland) (4:26)
12. Milo's Other Samba (G. McFarland) (5:48)

Tracks 1-6
Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel (trumpet)
Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper (trombone)
Tony Studd (bass trombone), Bill Barber (tuba)
Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone)
Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo 1, 4-6)
Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo 2, 3)
Bob Tricarico (basoon, flute, piccolo)
Ray Crawford (guitar)
Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor)
Ron Carter (bass)
Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (drums, percussion)

Tracks 7-12
Bill Berry, John Frosk, Bernie Glow, Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone)
Bob Northern (french horn)
Jay McAllister (tuba)
Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone, clarinet)
Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, english horn)
Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet)
Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute)
Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo)
Gary McFarland (vibraphone, marimba, arranger, conductor)
Sam Brown, Gabor Szabo (guitar)
Richard Davis (bass)
Joe Cocuzzo (drums)
Tommy Lopez (percussion)

Tracks 1, 4-6 recorded at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 18. & 30. 11. 1960.
Tracks 2, 3 recorded at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 10. & 15. 12. 1960.
Tracks 7-12 recorded in concert at Lincoln Center's Philharmonic Hall, Sunday, February 6, 1966.

Impulse! ‎IA-9340/2; ABC Records ‎IA-9340/2; Impulse! 186; Impulse! MCAD-5653; Impulse! AS-4; Impulse! A-9112; ABC/Impulse! A 9112


Guitarradeplastico your favorite musician said...

Many thanks

charlie said...

Thanks. Been listening to the Gil Evans all my life but never heard the McFarland.

Vitko said...

brian, thank you very much for this album.

Jazztapronto said...

Thaks for sharing.

rm said...

thank you very much