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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 »


(age 75) in Cuernavaca, Mexico

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 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 (The Rough and the Smooth", "Better Git It in Your Soul (The Hot and the Cool)", "Absolute Beginners", (performer: "Va Va Voom", "Boogie Stop Shuffle) / (writer: "Va Va Voom")
 1985 Insignificance (arranger: "Jupitar Variations")
 1959 The Sound of Miles Davis (TV Movie) (writer: "Blues for Pablo")
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 1986 The Color of Money (orchestrator)
 1986 Absolute Beginners (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1985 Insignificance (music arranger: Mozart)
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- The Sound of Miles Davis (1960) ... (musical director)
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 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Miles Davis: A Tribute (1993) ... Himself
 1987 Fantastico 8 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Himself
 1959 The Sound of Miles Davis (TV Movie)
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 2001 The Miles Davis Story (TV Movie documentary)

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

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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1986. See more »


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