Out of the Cool - The Gil Evans Orchestra
Track Listing
  1. La Nevada
  2. Where Flamingos Fly
  3. Bilbao Song
  4. Stratusphunk
  5. Sunken Treasure

Out of the Cool, released in 1960, was the first recording Gil Evans issued after three straight albums with Miles Davis -- Sketches of Spain being the final one before this. Evans had learned much from Davis about improvisation, instinct, and space (the trumpeter learned plenty, too, especially about color, texture, and dynamic tension). Evans orchestrates less here, instead concentrating on the rhythm section built around Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip, bassist Ron Carter, and guitarist Ray Crawford. The maestro in the piano ...

Out of the Cool 2007, Verve

UPC: 602517448186

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