Great Jazz Standards
Recorded in 1959
Gil Evans piano, arranger, director Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Allen Smith (1-2-5), Danny Stiles (3-4-6-7) trumpet Curtis Fuller, Bill Eaton (1-2-5), Dick Lieb (1-2-5), Jimmy Cleveland (3-4-6-7), Rod Levitt (3-4-6-7) trombone Bob Northern (1-2-5), Earl Chapin (3-4-6-7) French horn Bill Barber tuba Budd Johnson tenor saxophone, clarinet (3-4-6-7) Steve Lacy soprano saxophone Al Block (1-2-5) reeds Ed Caine oboe Chuck Wayne (1-2-5), Ray Crawford guitar (3-4-6-7) Dick Carter (1-2-5), Tommy Potter (3-4-6-7) bass Dennis Charles (1-2-5), Elvin Jones drums
|1/||Davenport Blues||Bix Beiderbecke||4:25|
|2/||Straight, No Chaser||Thelonious Monk||6:19|
|3/||Ballad Of The Sad Young Men||F. Landesman, T. Wolf||4:00|
|4/||Joy Spring||Clifford Brown||2:49|
|6/||Chant Of The Weed||Don Redman||4:25|
|7/||La Nevada (Theme)||Gil Evans||6:15|
Recorded in New York City on February 5, 1959 [3-4-6-7] and early 1959 [1-2-5].
Digital transfer by Ron McMaster.
Producer: Richard Bock. Producer for release: Michael Cuscuna.
Note: the 2xLP editions combine both Great Jazz Standards (1959) and New Bottle Old Wine (1958).