Parabola (album)

Parabola is a double album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Gil Evans recorded in Italy in 1978 by Evans with an orchestra featuring Arthur Blythe, Steve Lacy and Lew Soloff and released on the Italian Horo label.[1][2]

Parabola
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Studio album by
Gil Evans Orchestra
Released1979
RecordedJuly 29, 1978
StudioTrafalgar Studios, Rome
GenreJazz
Length76:32
LabelHoro HDP 31-32
ProducerAldo Sinesio
Gil Evans chronology
Gil Evans Live at the Royal Festival Hall London 1978
(1979)
Parabola
(1979)
Live at the Public Theater (New York 1980)
(1980)

ReceptionEdit

Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars.[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Gil Evans except as indicated

  1. "Waltz" - 14:22
  2. "Up from the Skies" (Jimi Hendrix) - 4:20
  3. "Parabola" (Alan Shorter) - 11:52
  4. "Stone Free" (Hendrix) - 21:58
  5. "Variation" - 24:00

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gil Evans discography accessed June 16, 2014.
  2. ^ Horo Records discography, accessed June 16, 2014
  3. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed June 16, 2014.