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Title Miles Davis with Quincy Jones & The Gil Evans Orchestra [videorecording] : live at Montreux 1991.

Imprint [United Kingdom] : Eagle Rock Entertainment, [2013]

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 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MJ DAVI-M LM D91DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents Boplicity / M. Davis, G. Evans -- Springsville / J. Carisi -- Maids of Cadiz / G. Evans -- The Duke / D. Brubeck -- My ship / I. Gershwin, K. Weil -- Miles ahead / M. Davis, G. Evans -- Blues for Pablo / G. Evans -- Orgone / G. Evans -- Gone, gone, gone ; Summertime ; Here comes de honey man / G. Gershwin ... [et al.] -- Sketches from Spain. The pan piper ; Solea / G. Evans.
Credits Artistic directors and executive producers, Quincy Jones and Claude Nobs.
Performer Miles Davis, trumpet ; Quincy Jones, conductor ; the Gil Evans Orchestra and the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band ; with guest soloists, Kenny Garrett, alto sax and Wallace Roney, trumpet, fluegelhorn.
Event Recorded live at the 25th anniversary of the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 8, 1991.
Summary "This concert from 8 July 1991 was the last of Miles Davis many appearances at the Montreux Jazz Festival and took place only a few months before his death. Despite a defiant never look back philosophy, Miles was persuaded by Quincy Jones and Claude Nobs to take part in this tribute to his great friend Gil Evans, who had passed away in 1988. This truly unique concert was an historical event and a musical triumph, thankfully captured here for posterity. Miles Davis was a giant of 20th century music and this concert is as much a tribute to him as it is to the late Gil Evans"--Container.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; DTS surround sound, Doby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional Spanish, German, English or French subtitles.
Subject Davis, Miles.
Jazz -- 1991-2000.
Genre/Form Concert films.
Added Author Davis, Miles.
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988.
Garrett, Kenny, 1960-
Roney, Wallace.
Gil Evans Orchestra.
George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band.
Eagle Vision (Firm)
Montreux Jazz Festival (25th : 1991)
Added Title Live at Montreux 1991
Standard No. 801213926091
Music No. EE392609 Eagle Rock Entertainment

 
    
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