Gil Evans Centennial Celebration, a Moment in Music History

Article Contributed by Eigo | Published on Friday, May 18, 2012

The fabulous Gil Evans Orchestra led by Miles Evans, Gil's son, featuring world-class jazz artists who were long-term members performing Evans' arrangements: from Hendrix and Jaco to the Classics!Gil Evans Centennial Celebration a Moment in Music History! | Monday, May 21st 9PM at Highline BallroomSaxophones: Chris Hunter, Billy Harper, Alex Foster  Trumpet: Lew Soloff, Jon Faddis, Miles Evans French Horn: John ClarkTuba: Howard Johnson, Bob StewartTrombone: Tom "Bones" Malone, David Bargeron, Dave Taylor, Conrad HerwigPiano, Keyboards: Gil GoldsteinKeyboards: Delmar BrownBass: Mark EganDrums: Kenwood Dennard, Bruce DitmasPlus Special Guests: Jimmy Cobb, Airto Moreira, Lenny White, Will Lee, John Simon, Oz Noy, Matthew Garrison, plus surprise speakers, vocalists and others!Master of Ceremonies:  Paul Shaffer Doors open at 7:00 with a pre-show presentation at 8:30PM, with never-seen or heard video and audio clips.  Show starts at 9:00PM.GA seating $20 in advance $25 the day of the show. | Floor and Wing Seating $30 in advance and $35 day of the show.