The Resource Gil Evans : out of the cool : his life and music, Stephanie Stein Crease, (electronic resource)

Gil Evans : out of the cool : his life and music, Stephanie Stein Crease, (electronic resource)

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Gil Evans : out of the cool : his life and music
Title
Gil Evans
Title remainder
out of the cool : his life and music
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Stein Crease
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Language
eng
Summary
The life (1912-1988) and career of Gil Evans paralleled and often foreshadowed the quickly changing world of jazz through the 20th century. Gil Evans: Out of the Cool is the comprehensive biography of a self-taught musician whom colleagues often regarded as a mentor. His innovative work as a composer, arranger, and bandleaderfor Miles Davis, with whom he frequently collaborated over the course of four decades, and for his own ensemblesplaces him alongside Duke Ellington and Aaron Copland as one of the giants of American music. His unflagging creativity galvanized the most prominent jazz musicians in the world, both black and white. This biography traces Evans's early years: his first dance bands in California during the Depression; his life as a studio arranger in Hollywood; and his early work with Claude Thornhill, one of the most unusual bandleaders of the Big Band Era. After settling in New York City in 1946, Evans's basement apartment quickly became a meeting ground for musicians. The discussions that took place there among Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis, and others resulted in the Birth of the Cool scores for the Miles Davis Nonet and, later on, for Evans's masterpieces with Davis: Miles Ahead, Porgy and Bess, and Sketches of Spain. This replaces 1556524250
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 781.65/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML419.E95
LC item number
S84 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Gil Evans : out of the cool : his life and music, Stephanie Stein Crease, (electronic resource)
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Gil Evans : out of the cool : his life and music, Stephanie Stein Crease, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-347), discography (p. 350-374), and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Out of the Cool
  • Svengali
  • Sweet Basil
  • Epilogue (Parabola)
  • Stockton
  • Prince of Swing
  • Hollywood
  • Claude Thornhill--His Band and His Sound
  • Wartime
  • 52nd Street Annex
  • Moon Dreams
  • Jambangle
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ocn312403707
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1 online resource (xv, 384 p.)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781556529856
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(electronic bk.)
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unknown
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ill.
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not applicable
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unknown
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Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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