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Mike Gibbs

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 August 2013

Mike Gibbs's pulsating compositions blend the colours of Africa, Charles Ives, Messaien and rock into a unique jazz style. Geoffrey Smith features his work for Gary Burton, Stan Getz, and his own band, including a new CD celebrating Gil Evans.

Music Played

7 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Gary Burton Ballet

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Gary Burton, vib; Larry Coryell, g; Steve Swallow, sb; Roy Haynes, d. 18 April 1967

    Duster, RCA, 74321257302(1); Tr. 1 (4.54)

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    Gary Burton Liturgy

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Gary Burton, vib; Larry Coryell, g; Steve Swallow, sb; Roy Haynes, d. 19 April 1967

    Duster, RCA, 74321257302 (1); Tr.7 (3.23)

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    Stan Getz Sweet Rain

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Stan Getz, ts; Chick Corea, p; Ron Carter, b; Grady Tate, d. March 1967

    Sweet Rain, Verve, 2317 115. S1/3 (7.10)

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    Michael Gibbs Tanglewood '63

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Includes Frank Ricotti, vib; Henry Lowther, t; Chris Pyne, tb; Tony Roberts, ts. 1970

    Tanglewood ‘63, Vocalion, CDLK 4253. D2, Tk 1 (9.57)

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    Michael Gibbs And on the third day

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Includes Chris Pyne, tb; John Surman, bs; Alan Skidmore, ts; Ray Warleigh, Mike Osborne, as; Gordon Beck, e pno; Jack Bruce, b; John Marshall, Tony Oxley, d. 1970

    Tanglewood ‘63, Vocalion, CDLK 4253. D1, Tr. 8 (8.01)

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    Michael Gibbs Family Joy, Oh Boy!

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Includes Chris Spedding, g; Ken Wheeler, t; Alan Skidmore, ts; John Wilbraham, picc t; Dick Hart, tb. 1970

    Tanglewood ‘63, Vocalion, CDLK 4253. D1, Tr. 1 (8.48)

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    Michael Gibbs Las Vegas Tango

    Composer: Evans Performers: Includes Hans Koller, p; Mark Nightingale, tb; Julian Siegal, ts. 11 December 2012

    Mike Gibbs and Twelve play Gil Evans, Whirlwind, WR4639; Tr. 2 (9.14)

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