Gil Evans http://wrti.org en Down By The Riverside: Big Band Jazz On July 7th At 7 PM http://wrti.org/post/down-riverside-big-band-jazz-july-7th-7-pm <p>We'll be "Wading In The Water" with big band favorites from "Down By The Riverside" this week. As&nbsp;you wind down the long July 4th holiday weekend, bands like Oliver Nelson, Gil Evans, and Count Basie will be splashing about when we set sail at 7 pm this Sunday, July 7th on Big Band Jazz.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 19:15:22 +0000 Bob Craig 6152 at http://wrti.org Down By The Riverside: Big Band Jazz On July 7th At 7 PM Big Band Jazz Pianist Tribute Part 2: Feb. 17 at 7pm http://wrti.org/post/big-band-jazz-pianist-tribute-part-2-feb-17-7pm <p>This Sunday I'll present part 2 of our tribute to the great jazz pianists. We'll hear well-known classics like "Dat Dere", "Sister Sadie", "Round Midnight" and others played by bands lead by Jimmy Heath, Gil Evans, The City Rhythm Orchestra and more.</p><p>Join me for the second of two parts airing this Sunday from 7 to 8 pm.</p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:59:49 +0000 Bob Craig 5138 at http://wrti.org Big Band Jazz Pianist Tribute Part 2: Feb. 17 at 7pm Digging Up The 'Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans' http://wrti.org/post/digging-newly-discovered-works-gil-evans <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16074478/gil-evans">Gil Evans</a>, born a century ago this year, was a leading jazz arranger and composer starting in the 1940s, when he wrote for big bands. He helped organize <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15368370/miles-davis">Miles Davis</a>' <em>Birth of the Cool</em> sessions, then arranged Davis' celebrated orchestra albums like <em>Sketches of Spain</em>. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:20:00 +0000 Kevin Whitehead 4239 at http://wrti.org Digging Up The 'Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans' Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig: Woody Herman, Harry James, Gil Evans http://wrti.org/post/big-band-jazz-bob-craig-woody-herman-harry-james-gil-evans <p>A great hour of music planned for Sunday, May 13th from 7 to 8 pm. Big Band giants in the birthday spotlight this week include Woody Herman and Harry James. We&#39;ll also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gil Evans. Plus, you&#39;ll hear a few exciting new releases. Don&#39;t miss it!</p> Sun, 13 May 2012 11:08:40 +0000 Bob Craig 3857 at http://wrti.org Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig: Woody Herman, Harry James, Gil Evans