Evans, Gil Orchestra, The / Hidden Treasures Volume 1/Monday Nights
Album: Hidden Treasures Volume 1/Monday Nights   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Evans, Gil Orchestra, The   Added:Jan 2019

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2019-02-07 Pull Date: 2019-04-11 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Apr 14 Apr 7 Mar 31 Mar 17 Mar 3 Feb 24
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Recent Airplay
1. Apr 16, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topic
Lunar Eclipse
4. Mar 26, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Lunar Eclipse
2. Apr 09, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Groove From The Louvre
5. Mar 14, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
3. Apr 06, 2019: Music Casserole
L L Funk
6. Mar 12, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Lunar Eclipse

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-01-31
Reviewed: 2018-01-29
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Musical sparks fly from this group of New York’s finest musicians with a varied program of compositions that recall Gil Evans’ infamous Monday night sessions at the Greenwich Village club, Sweet Basil.
If You Like: Duke Ellington Orchestra, Stan Kenton, Christian McBride Big Band
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Subway (10:56) – orchestra starts slow & quiet> builds on beat to midtempo jam> swells in volume & intensity, then mellows> trombone solo> sax solo> midtempo jam grows more intense, then slows to slow jam>slow fade
*2/ LL Funk (5:30) - > midtempo jam> electric guitar solo> uptempo jam> guitar solo> uptempo jam> fade
3/ I Surrender (7:17) – orchestra starts> slow jam> sax solo> slow jam> slow fade
**4/ Groove From The Louvre (9:50) – horns start>slow jams to midtempo> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> tuba solo slows to slow jam> crescendo end
*5/ Lunar Eclipse (6:29) – wild uptempo full orchestra starts> rocking uptempo jam slows on piano solo, then swings up again> drum solo> galloping uptempo jam with drum fills> quick stop
*6/ Moonstruck (1:49) – piano starts> slow jam> clarinet solo swings uptempo> uptempo jam> piano solo>uptempo jam> sax solo> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> crescendo end
7/ Eleven (5:25) – sax starts> uptempo jam quickly swings to fast tempo with heavy brass> Rhodes solo> sax solo> wild swinging uptempo jam> big brass kicks in> crescendo end

Track Listing
1. Subway   4. Groove From The Louvre
2. L L Funk   5. Lunar Eclipse
3. I Surrender   6. Moonstruck
  7. Eleven