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Gil Evans Birthday Celebrations Set for Highline Ballroom and Jazz Standard, 5/13-19

Gil Evans birthday celebrations will feature the Gil Evans Orchestra on May 13th at Highline Ballroom and Gil Evans Project, May 14-19 at The Jazz Standard.

The fabulous Gil Evans Orchestra is led by Miles Evans, Gil's son, and features world-class jazz artists who were long-term members performing Evans' arrangements: from Hendrix and Jaco to the Classics!


Drums = Kenwood Dennard
Bass = Mark Egan
Guitars = Paul Metzke and Oz Noy
Keyboards = Pete Levin and Delmar Brown
Trumpets = Miles Evans, Lew Soloff and Shunzo Ohno
Trombones = Tom "Bones" Malone, David Bargeron, Earl Mcintyre and Conrad Herwig
Saxes = Alex Foster, Chris Hunter, David Mann, David Binney, and Tim Hegarty
French Horn = John Clark
Tuba = Bob Stewart
Special Guests = Mino Cinelu, Bruce Ditmas, Ben Perowsky, Matthew Garrison and others

The The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 w16th St. (Btw 9th and 10th), NYC 10011. Call (212) 414-5994 or Buy Tickets.

The Grammy winning Gil Evans Project led by Ryan Truesdel will play The Jazz Standard, 116 E 27th St.(Btw Park and Lexington), NYC. Call (212) 576-2232 or Buy Tickets.

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