Gil Evans Orchestra: Great Jazz Standards (1959)

Great Jazz Standards

Track list:

01. Davenport Blues
02. Straight, No Chaser
03. Ballad of the Sad Young Men
04. Joy Spring
05. Django
06. Chant Of The Weed
07. La Nevada (Theme)


Trumpet: Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Allen Smith (1,2,5), Danny Stiles (3,4,6,7)
Trombone (1,2,5): Curtis Fuller, Bill Elton, Dick Lieb
Trombone (3,4,6,7): Jimmy Cleveland, Rod Levitt
French horn: Bob Northern (1,2,5); Earl Chapin (3,4,6,7)
Tuba: Bill Barber
Soprano sax: Steve Lacy
Clarinet, Tenor sax: Budd Johnson (3,4,6,7)
Reeds: Al Block (1,2,5); Ed Caine (3,4,6,7)
Piano, arranger, conductor: Gil Evans
Guitar: Chuck Wayne (1,2,5); Ray Crawford (3,4,6,7)
Bass: Dick Carter (1,2,5); Tommy Potter (3,4,6,7)
Drums: Dennis Charles (1,2,5); Elvin Jones (3,4,6,7)

Released: 1959
Label: World Pacific WP-1270, ST-1270, ST-1027

Recorded in New York City:
#1,2,5: circa early 1959
#3,4,6,7: February 5, 1959

Producer: Richard Bock