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Jazz orchestra arrangements of opera excerpts.
Miles Davis, trumpet ; Gil Evans, arranger-conductor.
Reissue produced by Phil Schaap ; original recordings produced by Cal Lampley.
Recorded July 22 and 29, Aug. 4 and 18, 1958, 30th Street Studio, New York City.
Originally released on LP as Columbia CL 1274 in 1959; with bonus alternative takes (tracks 14-15).
Program notes by Charles Edward Smith, Bill Kirchner and Phil Schaap (18 p. : ill.)--inserted in container.
Buzzard song (4:07) -- Bess, you is my woman now (5:10) -- Gone / Gil Evans (3:37) -- Gone, gone, gone (2:03) -- Summertime (3:17) -- Bess, oh where's my Bess (4:28) -- Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) (4:39) -- Fisherman, Strawberry, and Devil Crab (4:06) -- My man's gone now (6:14) -- It ain't necessarily so (4:23) -- Here comes de honey man (1:18) -- I loves you, Porgy (3:39) -- There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York (3:23) -- I loves you, Porgy (take 1, 2nd version) (4:14) -- Gone (take 4) / Gil Evans (3:40).
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.
Title on container: George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
Bess, you is my woman now.
Gone, gone, gone.
Oh Bess, oh where's my Bess.
Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus)
Fisherman, strawberry, and devil crab.
My man's gone now.
It ain't necessarily so.
Here comes de honey man.
I loves you, Porgy.
There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York.