The Record Collection

The Gil Evans Orchestra: Out of the Cool (1960)

Impulse! AS-4
IMPD 186

Out of the Cool

Track list:

01 – La Nevada
02 – Where Flamingos Fly
03 – Bilbao Song
04 – Stratusphink
05 – Sunken Treasure
+bonus track (not on original LP)
06 – Sister Sadie

Personnel:

Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel – trumpet;
Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper – trombone;
Tony Studd – bass trombone;
Bill Barber – tuba;
Bob Tricarico – bassoon, flute, piccolo;
Ray Beckenstein (#1,3) – alto sax, flute, piccolo;
Eddie Caine (#2,4-6) – alto sax, flute, piccolo;
Budd Johnson – tenor sax, soprano sax;
Gil Evans – piano, arranger, conductor;
Ray Crawford – guitar;
Ron Carter – bass;
Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip – drums, percussion.

#2,4-6: recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; November 18 & 30, 1960.
#1,3: recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; December 10 & 15, 1960.

Producer: Creed Taylor
Recording Engineer: Rudy van Gelder

Photography: Arnold Newman
Cover design: Robert Flynn

Liner notes: Tom Stewart

Originally released in 1961 as A-4 in Mono and as AS-4 in Stereo.

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