Annotation

original LP issue: The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix, RCA Victor CPL-1- 0667, except
track 8 originally issued in There Comes a Time, APL-1-1057
tracks 9, 10, & 12 previously unissued.

Annotation last modified on 2015-01-25 08:02 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Angel
4:10
2 Crosstown Traffic
6:35
3 Medley: Castles Made of Sand / Foxy Music
11:31
4 Up From the Skies
10:40
5 1983 - A Merman I Should Turn to Be
7:33
6 Voodoo Chile
5:05
7 Gypsy Eyes
3:48
8 Little Wing
6:43
9 Angel (alternate take)
4:10
10 Castles Made of Sand (alternate take)
5:08
11 Up From the Skies (alternate take)
10:15
12 Gypsy Eyes (alternate take)
3:24

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
New York, New York, United States (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
New York, New York, United States (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
drums (drum set):
Bruce Ditmas (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Bruce Ditmas (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Bruce Ditmas (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Joe Gallivan (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Tony Williams (American jazz drummer) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
tabla:
Bruce Ditmas (1975-06-27) (track 8)
trumpet:
Hannibal Marvin Peterson (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Hannibal Marvin Peterson (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Hannibal Marvin Peterson (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Hannibal Marvin Peterson (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Ernie Royal (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Lew Soloff (1975-06-27) (track 8)
gong:
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
koto:
Hannibal Marvin Peterson (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Paul Metzke (1975-06-27) (track 8)
cowbell:
Sue Evans (1975-06-27) (track 8)
woodwind:
Billy Harper (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Trevor Koehler (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Billy Harper (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Trevor Koehler (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Billy Harper (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Trevor Koehler (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Billy Harper (1975-06-27) (track 8)
chimes:
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
synthesizer:
David Horowitz (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Pete Levin (American jazz keyboardist, composer and horn player) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Tom Malone (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Paul Metzke (1975-06-27) (track 8)
soprano saxophone:
David Sanborn (1975-06-27) (track 8)
flute:
David Sanborn (1975-06-27) (track 8)
organ:
David Horowitz (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Pete Levin (American jazz keyboardist, composer and horn player) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
guitar:
Keith Loving (guitarist) (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Keith Loving (guitarist) (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Keith Loving (guitarist) (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
bass:
Michael Moore (Bass player) (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Don Pate (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Michael Moore (Bass player) (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Don Pate (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Michael Moore (Bass player) (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Don Pate (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
bass [electric bass]:
Herb Bushler (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Paul Metzke (1975-06-27) (track 8)
electric piano:
Gil Evans (1975-06-27) (track 8)
vibraphone:
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
timpani:
Sue Evans (1975-06-27) (track 8)
electric guitar:
John Abercrombie (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Ryo Kawasaki (guitar) (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
John Abercrombie (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Ryo Kawasaki (guitar) (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
John Abercrombie (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Ryo Kawasaki (guitar) (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Ryo Kawasaki (guitar) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
percussion:
Susan Evans (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Susan Evans (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Susan Evans (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Bruce Ditmas (1975-06-27) (track 8)
keyboard [keyboards]:
David Horowitz (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
David Horowitz (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
David Horowitz (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
alto saxophone:
David Sanborn (1975-06-27) (track 8)
celesta:
Gil Evans (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Sue Evans (1975-06-27) (track 8)
saxophone:
David Sanborn (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
David Sanborn (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
David Sanborn (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
drum [tuned]:
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
piano:
Gil Evans (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Gil Evans (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Gil Evans (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Gil Evans (1975-06-27) (track 8)
bass clarinet:
Howard Johnson (tuba & baritone saxophone) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
marimba:
Warren Smith, Jr. (jazz percussionist) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
bells:
Joe Gallivan (1975-06-27) (track 8)
baritone saxophone:
Howard Johnson (tuba & baritone saxophone) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
tuba:
Howard Johnson (tuba & baritone saxophone) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
tenor saxophone:
George Adams (1975-06-27) (track 8)
congas:
Sue Evans (1975-06-27) (track 8)
trombone:
Joe Daley (brass) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Tom Malone (1975-06-27) (track 8)
French horn:
Peter Gordon (French Horn) (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
Peter Gordon (French Horn) (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
Peter Gordon (French Horn) (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
John Clark (flute & horn player) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Peter Gordon (French Horn) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Pete Levin (American jazz keyboardist, composer and horn player) (1975-06-27) (track 8)
cuíca:
Bruce Ditmas (1975-06-27) (track 8)
flugelhorn:
Ernie Royal (1975-06-27) (track 8)
Lew Soloff (1975-06-27) (track 8)
arranger:
Gil Evans (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Jimi Hendrix (tracks 1–3, 3–12)
engineer:
Gus Mossler (track 8)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (tracks 1–7, 9–12)
lyricist:
Jimi Hendrix (tracks 1–3, 3–12)
mixer:
Ray Hall (engineer) (track 8)
Dick Baxter (1974) (tracks 1–7, 9–12)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (1974) (tracks 1–7, 9–12)
orchestra:
The Gil Evans Orchestra (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 10–11)
The Gil Evans Orchestra (1974-06-12) (tracks 2, 6–7, 12)
The Gil Evans Orchestra (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
The Gil Evans Orchestra (1975-06-27) (track 8)
producer:
Anita Evans (track 8)
Mike Lipskin (tracks 1–7, 9–12)
Gil Evans (track 8)
vocals:
Hannibal Marvin Peterson (1974-06-12) (track 2)
Paul Metzke (1975-06-27) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (tracks 1–12)
publisher:
Experience Hendrix (track 3)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (tracks 3, 8, 10)
recorded at:
RCA Studio B (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1975-06-27) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Castles Made of Sand (1974-06-11) (track 10)
Up From the Skies (1974-06-11) (tracks 4, 11)
Crosstown Traffic (1974-06-12) (track 2)
Gypsy Eyes (1974-06-12) (tracks 7, 12)
Voodoo Chile (1974-06-12) (track 6)
Angel (1974-06-13) (tracks 1, 9)
Little Wing (1975-06-27) (track 8)
is the basis for:
partial cover recording of:
Foxy Lady (1974-06-13) (track 3)
partial recording of:
Castles Made of Sand (1974-06-13) (track 3)

Release

copyrighted by: BMG France (2002 –)
RCA Victor Group (do not use as a release label; was a unit under BMG) (2002 –)
phonographic copyright by: BMG Entertainment (2002 –)
ASIN: FR: B00005TOXQ [info]