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Miles Davis Arranged And Conducted By Gil Evans - Sketches Of Spain Album

Miles Davis Arranged And Conducted By Gil Evans - Sketches Of Spain Album
Sketches Of Spain
Miles Davis Arranged And Conducted By Gil Evans
Cool Jazz
682 079 TL, CL 1480
MP3 album size:
1824 mb
FLAC album size:
2445 mb
Fontana, Columbia


Composed By – Evans
2Wil O' The Wisp
Composed By – De Falla
3The Pan Piper
Composed By – Evans
4Concierto De Aranjuez
Composed By – Rodrigo-Vidre
Composed By – Evans


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CL 1480Miles Davis Sketches Of Spain ‎(LP, Album, Mono)ColumbiaCL 1480US1960
PCT 8271Miles Davis Sketches Of Spain ‎(Cass, Album)ColumbiaPCT 8271USUnknown
S 62327, (S) 62327, 62327Miles Davis Sketches Of Spain ‎(LP, Album, RE)CBS, CBS, CBSS 62327, (S) 62327, 62327EuropeUnknown
CS 8271Miles Davis Sketches Of Spain ‎(LP, Album, RP)ColumbiaCS 8271US1964
PWR 27256Miles Davis Sketches Of Spain ‎(CD, Album, RE)Poll Winners RecordsPWR 27256Europe2011


  • Liner NotesNat Hentoff
  • Piano, Arranged By, ConductorGil Evans
  • TrumpetMiles Davis


With Orchestra.


  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Other: D.R.


Miles Davis. The Classic Collaborations 1953-1963. Gil Evans. Gerry of Spain is an album by Miles Davis, recorded between November 1959 and March 1960 at the Columbia 30th Street Studio in New York City. An extended version of the second movement of Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez 1939 is included, as well as a piece called Will o' the Wisp, from Manuel de Falla's ballet El amor brujo 19141915. Sketches of Spain is regarded as an exemplary recording of Third Stream, a musical fusion of jazz, European classical, and styles from world music. Sketches Of Spain 50th Anniversary - Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Léo Delibes, Manuel de Falla. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Sketches Of Spain - Miles Davis, Gil Evans Orchestra, Manuel de Falla. Формируйте собственную коллекцию записей Miles . Embed Post. Sketches Of Spain July 18, 1960. Buy, Stream Now. George Avakian, who was in charge of an ethnic music series at Columbia directed by the ethno-musicologist Alan Lomax, especially wanted Gil Evans to work with flamenco because of his knowledge of Spanish composers. The result was majestic music in which Gil Evans skirted the kitsch of Rodrigos original score and held his own with the help of Miles lofty trumpet. Sketches Of Spain. Format Name. of Spain is Miles Davis' Spanish-folk-inspired jazz album. It was recorded between November 1959 and March 1960 and its style goes from Third Stream to orchestral jazz and world music. In 2017, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard released an album called Sketches Of Brunswick East, referencing and homaging Davis' LP in its title. Sketches of Spain Q&A. This collaboration between Davis and arranger Gil Evans took 15 orchestral sessions to record and six months to assemble. It wasnt an attempt to play Spanish music but to suggest it the albums muted beauty contains enormous passion. But is it jazz Davis responded, Its music, and I like it. Sketches of Spain, though one of Davis's most commercially successful sessions, is also one of his most controversial. Re-teaming with arranger and composer Gil Evans, who played such a pivotal role in Davis's 1949 Birth of the Cool recordings, Davis recorded a series of large group albums beginning in the late '50s, including Porgy and Bess, Miles Ahead, and Quiet Nights. Beautiful arrangements by Gil Evans and Miles Davis is one of the most distinctive voices in jazz who can imbue the simplest of note sequences with aching emotion and aural perfection. Read more. 4 people found this helpful. Davis brought Evans the album's signature piece, Concierto de Aranjuez, after hearing a classical version of it at bassist Joe Mondragon's house. Evans was as taken with it as Davis was, and set about to create an entire album of material around it. The result is a masterpiece of modern art. On the Concierto, Evans' arrangement provided an orchestra and jazz band - Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb, and Elvin Jones - the opportunity to record a classical work as it was