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To Miles Davis, Gil Evans was "hipper than hip", a profoundly original arranger-composer whose sumptuous impressionism influenced the whole of post-war jazz. Geoffrey Smith picks some personal favourites from the rich array of Evans's work, including his classic collaborations with Davis and the evocative masterpieces he created under his own name.

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Sun 12 May 2013 00:00
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