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Gil Evans (I) (1912–1988)

Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912 in Toronto, Canada as Ian Ernest Gilmore Green. He was married to Anita Powell and Lilian Grace. He died on March 20, 1988 in Cuernavaca, Mexico. See full bio »

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(age 75) in Cuernavaca, Mexico

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Known For

Absolute Beginners
Absolute Beginners Music Department
(1986)
The Color of Money
The Color of Money Music Department
(1986)
The Salton Sea
The Salton Sea Soundtrack
(2002)
Insignificance
Insignificance Music Department
(1985)

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 2015 Miles Ahead (writer: "Gone", "Solea")
 2008 A Christmas Tale (performer: "Bulbs" Written by nm0852100)
 2002 The Salton Sea (writer: "Saeta")
 1995 The Flower of My Secret (writer: "Soleá")
 1991 High Heels (writer: "Soleá", "Saeta")
 1986 Absolute Beginners (arranger: "That's Motivation", "Riot City", "Killer Blow", "So What (Lyric Version)", "Have You Ever Had It Blue", "Boogie Stop Shuffle (The Rough and the Smooth)", "Better Git It in Your Soul (The Hot and the Cool)", "The Naked and the Dead", "Va Va Voom") / (performer: "Boogie Stop Shuffle (The Rough and the Smooth)", "Better Git It in Your Soul (The Hot and the Cool)", "Va Va Voom") / (writer: "The Naked and the Dead", "Va Va Voom")
 1985 Insignificance (arranger: "Jupitar Variations")
 1971 The Sea in Your Future (TV Movie documentary) (arranger: "Bluefish") / (performer: "Bluefish") / (writer: "Bluefish")
 1959 The Sound of Miles Davis (TV Movie) (writer: "Blues for Pablo")
 1941 Skinnay Ennis and His Orchestra (Short) (arranger: "The Birth of the Blues" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Gil Evans" (Bearsville Records). See more »

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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 280-282. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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Svengali See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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