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ARTICLE: GENERAL ARTICLES

I Nuovi Protagonisti dell'Orchestrazione - 1: Darcy James Argue - Ryan Truesdell - Orrin Evans

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Dopo la morte di Gil Evans e Thad Jones nella seconda metà degli anni ottanta e la progressiva uscita di scena di George Russell, il ruolo del compositore/orchestratore nel jazz ha sofferto di un gap generazionale. Meno marcato di quanto è apparso pubblicamente ma comunque consistente. Anche se negli anni novanta già operavano figure del calibro ...

Ryan Truesdell‎: Centennial - Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans

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Ryan Truesdell
Centennial: Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans
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2012

This CD, released to celebrate the 100th birthday of the late Gil Evans, provides a wealth of listening pleasure. It is also a US national treasure that deserves a place in the Smithsonian Institute and every jazz record library. ...

Ryan Truesdell: Centennial - Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans

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Pianist, band leader and composer Ian Ernest Gilmore Green, or as he is better know, Gil Evans, played an instrumental role in the development of free, modal, fusion and most of all, cool jazz. Evans numbers extensive collaborations with the great Miles Davis and arranging duties for the Claude Thornhill Orchestra in the 1940s among his ...

Ryan Truesdell: Centennial - Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans

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Ryan Truesdell

Centennial: Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans

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2012

Those who choose to focus their energy on arranging and composing rarely get the attention and praise that comes to their instrument-wielding counterparts, but the cream always manages to rise to the top and get noticed. Such was the case ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Ryan Truesdell: The Gil Evans Project

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Imagine the commotion when previously unknown manuscripts of Beethoven or Bach were discovered. In the jazz world, the equivalent of such an event might occur with regard to the music of innovators like Duke Ellington or Gil Evans. Indeed, that is exactly what composer-arranger-conductor-producer Ryan Truesdell has uncovered with Evans' music. He researched and found a ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Lucy Reed: This is Lucy Reed

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Can excellent arrangements prop up a merely good singer? Listen to this session and be the judge. Lucy Reed is an obscure singer who counted Woody Herman and Charlie Ventura among her admirers; from this session, one can only guess that from those endorsements she was having an off day. Two thirds of the sessions are ...