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United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)

British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)

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The Gil Evans Project's second recording, recorded during their fourth-annual, week-long engagement at the Jazz Standard in New York City.
When I put two and two together I realised the four members of the band were all individually influenced by Miles Davis and Gil Evans and I thought why not have a little bit of a tip of the hat to them?
AFTER working with jazz giant Miles Davis and composer Gil Evans, conductor Joe Muccioli is set to bring their music to Birmingham's Symphony Hall.
Bitter Happiness," featuring former Gil Evans trumpeter Leif Arntzen, is a jazzy elegy to our ravaged environment:
He has always performed in the company of other musicians in the past and we are used to hearing his contributions to the work of bands like Carla Bley, George Eussell and Gil Evans.
They are Miles Ahead, the first collaboration between [jazz trumpeter] Miles Davis and [orchestrator, composer] Gil Evans and Blow by Blow, by [guitarist] Jeff Beck.
The music is a 1958 recording that Gil Evans arranged and conducted for Miles Davis, whose blues trumpet replaces the opera's vocal line.
Not the way, it turned out, Gil Evans arranged them at Carnegie Hall either.
After making an early name in jazz circles performing with such renowned artists as Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Gil Evans and Stan Getz, he rose to international fame in the 1970s with jazz-fusion innovators Return to Forever.
Ohno has performed with jazz legends Art Blakey & The Messengers, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Gil Evans, Larry Coryell, Machito & His Afro-Cuban Orchestra, and many more.
She was able to criticise my music in a very effective manner, showing examples from her own work or the work of Bob Brookmeyer and Gil Evans (two famous jazz arrangers with whom Maria had studied) to help explain points she was making.
Clare Fischer was a major influence on my harmonic concept… He and Bill Evans, and Ravel and Gil Evans, finally.
The nonet consisted of an unusual instrumentation, including a French horn and a tuba, which, according to Gil Evans, "was the smallest number of instruments that could get the sound and still express all the harmonies the Thornhill band used" (Nat Hentoff, "The Birth of the Cool," Down Beat [May 2, 1957]: 16).
He signed them to his Sour Mash label and released the superlative The Corner of Miles and Gil, named after the brothers' jazz heroes, Miles Davies and Gil Evans.
Toussaint worked with the likes of pianist McCoy Tyner (due at the Sage soon), Wynton Marsalis and Gil Evans while in New York.