Among our features this week is the new recording Centennial from arranger and producer Ryan Truesdell, featuring newly discovered, never-before recorded works by Gil Evans,
Also, the album Sleeper, with almost 2 hours of previously unissued music from the ECM archives, featuring Keith Jarrett's celebrated European quartet with Jan Garbarek, Palle Danielsson and Jon Christensen recorded in concert in Tokyo in 1979.
And you'll also hear from Art Hodes' Blue Note Jazzmen, Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, Eddie Condon and His All Stars, Teddy Wilson, The Jazz Crusaders, Roberta Gambarini, the Kenny Wheeler Big Band and Bobby Hutcherson among others.
See the complete playlist here.
Presenter: Gerry Koster
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Ian Ernest Gilmore "Gil" Evans (né Green) (May 13, 1912 – March 20, 1988) was a jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader, active in the United States. He played an important role in the development of cool jazz, modal jazz, free jazz and jazz fusion, and collaborated extensively with Miles Davis.
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