Gil Evans Orchestra

Great Jazz Standards (Tone Poet Series): Vinyl LP


Release date: 5 May, 2023

The brilliant arranger Gil Evans had already collaborated with Miles Davis on Birth of the Cool and Miles Ahead when he made his 2 excellent albums for World Pacific—New Bottle Old Wine (1958) and Great Jazz Standards (1959)—the latter featuring Johnny Coles, Steve Lacy, Budd Johnson, Elvin Jones & more.

This stereo Tone Poet Vinyl Edition was produced by Joe Harley, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180g vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a deluxe tip-on jacket.

Vinyl LP
Blue Note


# Title Length
1. Davenport Blues
2. Straight No Chaser
3. Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
4. Joy Spring
# Title Length
5. Django
6. Chant Of The Weed
7. Theme