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Individualism of Gil Evans
Gil Evans
Individualism of Gil Evans
Genres: Jazz, Pop
 
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No Description Available No Track Information Available Media Type: CD Artist: EVANS,GIL Title: INDIVIDUALISM OF GIL EVANS Street Release Date: 07/16/2001

      
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All Artists: Gil Evans
Title: Individualism of Gil Evans
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Universal I.S.
Release Date: 7/3/1989
Album Type: Import
Genres: Jazz, Pop
Styles: Cool Jazz, Modern Postbebop, Swing Jazz, Bebop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 042283380424

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No Description Available
No Track Information Available
Media Type: CD
Artist: EVANS,GIL
Title: INDIVIDUALISM OF GIL EVANS
Street Release Date: 07/16/2001

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I could have lived without the "filler"...
Sensitive Guy | Foster City, CA | 06/06/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Well, sometimes, the old ways are best. Some times, picking what fits on an LP forces choices that really prove to be wise. The extra, "lost" songs that were rescued from the tape vaults or from other oddball LPs don't, in my opinion, add much to a pure, utter classic LP, per its initial incarnation. I would love a disc with the original cuts in the correct order, because such a disk (like "Out of the cool") is an integrated whole -- more than the sum of its astonishing parts. I do like hearing the previously lost bits, but instead of forcing this overstuffed, clunky playlist on us, how about a two-disk set, with the original LP playlist on one, and the lost stuff on the second.

But I complain too long. The original "Individualism" is a colossal phenomenon. Gil Evans IS individual, and what a loss that he's gone."
Elvin Jones Kicks Ass
Lynn Burford | Los Angeles, CA | 01/05/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"O.K. folks here we go, from an ex- Santa Barbara disc jockey to you. The best song on this excellent CD is Las Vegas Tango. What should blow your mind about this song is the multirhythmic backing of Elvin Jones on drum. The band itself is tight and strong. The song is kinda haunting. I've hummed it to myself for the past forty years, and after losing the album a while back, I bought a new CD of it through Amazon.com from England, and I am very happy I own it. I think everyone should own at least one of this, one for themselves and one to give to a friend. This album, and particularly Las Vegas Tango, is one of the best outputs of any band during the 20th century. Buy it."