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

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Sun 3 Sep 2017 00:00

Music Played

  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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).

Performers:

BALLET

Gary Burton Quartet

Composer: Michael Gibbs

Album Title: Duster

Label: RCA 74321257302 (1)

Duration: 4.54

Performers: Gary Burton, vib; Larry Coryell, g; Steve Swallow, sb; Roy Haynes

 

LITURGY

Gary Burton Quartet

Composer: Michael Gibbs

Album Title: Duster

Label: RCA 74321257302 (1)

Duration: 3.22

Performers: Gary Burton, vib; Larry Coryell, g; Steve Swallow, sb; Roy Haynes

 

SWEET RAIN

Stan Getz Quartet

Composer:  Michael Gibbs

Album Title: Sweet Rain

Label: Verve 2317-115

Duration: 7.10

Performers: Stan Getz, ts; Chick Corea, p; Ron Carter, b; Grady Tate

 

TANGLEWOOD ‘63

Mike Gibbs

Composer:  Michael Gibbs

Album Title: Michael Gibbs Tanglewood 63

Label: Vocalion CDLK-4253

Duration: 9.57

Performers: Frank Ricotti, Henry Lowther, Chris Pyne, Tony Roberts


AND ON THE THIRD DAY

Michael Gibbs

Composer: Michael Gibbs

Album Title: Michael Gibbs Tanglewood 63

Label: Vocalion CDLK-4253

Duration: 8.01

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

 

FAMILY JOY, OH BOY!

Michael Gibbs

Composer: Michael Gibbs

Album Title: Tanglewood ‘63

Label: Vocalion CDLK 4253

Duration: 8.48

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

 

LAS VEGAS TANGO

Michael Gibbs

Composer: Gil Evans

Album Title: Mike Gibbs and Twelve play Gil Evans

Label: Whirlwind WR4639

Duration: 9.14

Performers: Includes Hans Koller, p; Mark Nightingale, tb; Julian Siegal

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