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Gil Evans

Jazz Musician (13-May-1912 — 20-Mar-1988)


Stephanie Stein Crease. Gil Evans: Out of the Cool: His Life and Music. Chicago Review Press. 2001. 384pp.

Larry Hicock. Castles Made of Sound: The Story of Gil Evans. Da Capo Press. 2002. 306pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.491)

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.218)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.225)

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