Personnel includes: Gil Evans (piano); Marcy Lutes (tenor saxophone); Al Klink (tenor saxophone); Johnny Coles, Shorty Baker (trumpet); Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper (trombone); Bill Barber (tuba); Ray Crawford (guitar); Ron Carter, Oscar Petitford, Paul Chambers (bass); Art Taylor, Paul Motian, Charli Persip (drums); Elvin Jones (percussion).
Producer: Creed Taylor.
Compilation producers: Bob Belden, Bill Kirchner.
This is part of GRP Records' Priceless Jazz series.
Personnel: Gil Evans (piano); Marcy Lutes (vocals); Ray Crawford, Barry Galbraith (guitar); Eddie Caine, Raymond Beckenstein, Bob Tricarico, Budd Johnson (flute, piccolo, bassoon); Donald Ashworth, Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque (flute, oboe, English horn); Al Klink (bass clarinet, tenor saxophone); Dave Kurtzer (bassoon); Hal McKusick (alto saxophone); Al Cohn (tenor saxophone); Don Elliott (trumpet, vibraphone, marimba, bongos); Phil Sunkel, Johnny Coles, Shorty Baker (trumpet); Willie Ruff, James Buffington (French horn); Frank Rehak, Jimmy Knepper, Keg Johnson (trombone); Tony Studd (bass trombone); Billy Barber (tuba); Paul Motian, Art Taylor, Charlie Persip (drums); Elvin Jones, Candido (percussion).
Liner Note Author: Bill Kirchner.
Photographers: Alan Nahigian; Chuck Stewart.
Arranger: Gil Evans.
Priceless Jazz is a good midline sampler of highlights from Gil Evans' recordings for MCA and GRP. Although this isn't a definitive collection, it offers representative material to make this a good introduction to these recordings for curious listeners on a budget. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine