Centennial High Res
CENTENNIAL
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Artist: Ryan Truesdell’s Gil Evans Project

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Recording Date: August 24-26, 2011

Producer: Ryan Truesdell

Engineer: James Farber

TRACKS:

    1. Punjab
    2. Smoking My Sad Cigarette
    3. The Maids of Cadiz
    4. How About You
    5. Barbara Song
    6. Who’ll Buy My Violets (La Violetera)
    7. Dancing on a Great Big Rainbow
    8. Beg Your Pardon
    9. Waltz/Variation on the Misery/So Long
    10. Look to the Rainbow

 

All music arranged by Gil Evans.

AWARDS

2013 JAZZ JOURNALIST ASSOC. JAZZ AWARDS

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Centennial: Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans

LARGE ENSEMBLE OF THE YEAR
Ryan Truesdell’s Gil Evans Project

 

2013 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT
“How About You”; Gil Evans, arranger

 

2013 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Centennial: Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT ACCOMPANYING VOCALIST
“Look To The Rainbow”

 

UK JazzFM AWARDS NOMINATION

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Centennial: Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans

 

LES COUPS DE COEUR

from France’s Académie Charles Cros

QUOTES

Nate Chinen • NEW YORK TIMES

“An extraordinary album… the execution is impeccable, as is the recording quality, with a depth and transparency that capture the endless nuance of the writing.”

Victor L. Schermer • ALL ABOUT JAZZ

“[Centennial] is a US national treasure that deserves a place in the Smithsonian Institute and every jazz record library. It is a Hope Diamond for everyone to enjoy often.”

Thomas Conrad • STEREOPHILE
★★★★★ Recording of the Month (May 2012)

“Truesdell has done it right. The outcome is stunning. It is finally possible to experience all the inner detail of an Evans ensemble, and to ride aloft with the orchestra when it erupts.”

Ric Bang • JAZZ SCAN

“This is a stupendous album that deserves a “best of the year” award. When you listen, you’re in the company of geniuses.”

Scott Albin • JAZZTIMES

“[Centennial] will no doubt be considered one of the most significant jazz releases of 2012.”

PERSONNEL:

Ryan Truesdell, conductor

WOODWINDS

  • Henrik Heide, flute/piccolo
  • Jesse Han, flute/piccolo/bass flute
  • Jennifer Christen, oboe
  • Sarah Lewis, oboe
  • Ben Baron, bassoon
  • Michael Rabinowitz, bassoon
  • Alden Banta, bassoon/conta bassoon
  • Steve Wilson, soprano/alto/flute/clarinet
  • Dave Pietro, alto/clarinet/flute/alto flute
  • Donny McCaslin, tenor/clarinet
  • Scott Robinson, tenor/clarinet/bass clarinet
  • Brian Landrus, baritone/bass clarinet/alto flute/piccolo
  • Charles Pillow, flute/piccolo/clarinet/oboe/English horn

BRASS

  • Adam Unsworth, French horn
  • David Peel, French horn
  • John Craig Hubbard, French horn
  • Augie Haas, trumpet
  • Greg Gisbert, trumpet
  • Laurie Frink, trumpet
  • Ryan Keberle, trombone
  • Marshall Gilkes, trombone
  • George Flynn, bass trombone
  • Marcus Rojas, tuba

RHYTHM

  • James Chirillo, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Romero Lubambo, acoustic guitar
  • Frank Kimbrough, piano/harmonium
  • Jay Anderson, bass
  • Lewis Nash, drums

 

  • Joe Locke, vibraphone
  • Mike Truesdell, timpani/marimba
  • Dave Eggar, tenor violin
  • Dan Weiss, tabla

VOICES

  • Kate McGarry, voice on Smoking My Sad Cigarette
  • Wendy Gilles, voice on Beg Your Pardon
  • Luciana Souza, voice on Look to the Rainbow