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Gil Evans, 1912-1988

Author: Gil EvansSerge TruffautGerry MulliganSerge TrottierSept/Arte (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [1998], ©1997.
Series: Jazz collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Evans' life and music, particularly his association with jazz greats Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, and John Lewis in the 1940-s and 1950's. Portions of Evans' landmark album Porgy and Bess, which he recorded with Mulligan, are featured.
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Named Person: Gil Evans; Gil Evans
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Evans; Serge Truffaut; Gerry Mulligan; Serge Trottier; Sept/Arte (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm); Ex Nihilo (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40591025
Credits: Scriptwriter, Serge Truffaut ; director, Serge Trottier ; producer, Pierre L. Touchette ; narrator, David Blair.
Performer(s): Gil Evans, piano ; with other musicians.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Jazz collection.
Responsibility: [a production of] La Sept Arte-Ex Nihilo.

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Examines Evans' life and music, particularly his association with jazz greats Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, and John Lewis in the 1940-s and 1950's. Portions of Evans' landmark album Porgy and Bess, which he recorded with Mulligan, are featured.

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