Gil Evans

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    May 14, 2012

    Gil Evans Would Have Been 100 Yesterday -- We Remember The Great Man

    Lots of stories on the radio and Internet Sunday honoring what would have been the 100th birthday of iconic jazz arranger, pianist, and bandleader Gil Evans. Evans died in 1988 at age 75 after a career that most famously included his seminal work with trumpet player Miles Davis -- Sketches of Spa ... More >>

  • Music

    January 1, 2004


    The Tucson band performs in Tempe

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Standards and Practices

    A guided tour of the best releases across the musical spectrum

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Miles Davis

    'Round About Midnight, Milestones, At Newport 1958, Jazz at the Plaza, The Essential Miles Davis, Live at the Fillmore East -- March 7, 1970: It's About That Time (Columbia/Legacy)

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Birth of the Cool: Beat, BeBop and the American Avant-Garde

    By Lewis MacAdams (Simon & Schuster Free Press)

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    TV Eye

    Tempe combo reshapes Television's art-punk sound with a lot of volume and a little bit of pop

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Alive and Kicking

    Despite being entombed in the recent PBS series, Gumbo shows why jazz is very much alive and well with a fine batch of new releases

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Drum & Drummer

    Valley jazz musician Rob Schuh pounded skins, pumped iron, shot steroids, went to prison and almost died. Now the feisty trapsman has added an organ to his repertoire -- a transplanted kidney.

  • Music

    December 10, 1998

    Miles Ahead

    The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions puts Miles Davis' big leap into proper perspective

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Dr. Cynic's Revenge

    Beat Angel Brian Smith's 10 Greatest Atrocities in '96

  • Music

    December 30, 1992
  • News

    December 16, 1992