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Friday November 6 2015 - Gil Evans Showcase

Louis Armstrong Hot Five, "Struttin' with Some Barbecue," Best of the Hot Five and Seven Recordings (Columbia)

Gil Evans, "Struttin' with Some Barbecue," New Bottle Old Wine (Pacific Jazz)

Bessie Smith, "St. Louis Blues," The Essential (Columbia)

Jelly Roll Morton, "King Porter Stomp," 1923/24 (Milestone)

Gil Evans, "St. Louis Blues," New Bottle Old Wine (Pacific Jazz)

Gil Evans,"King Porter Stomp," New Bottle Old Wine (Pacific Jazz)

Thelonious Monk, "'Round Midnight," Best of the Blue Note Years (Blue Note)

Dizzy Gillespie & His Orch., "Manteca," Complete RCA Victor Recordings (Bluebird)

Gil Evans, “Manteca," New Bottle Old Wine (Pacific Jazz)

Gil Evans, "'Round Midnight," New Bottle Old Wine (Pacific Jazz)

Gil Evans, "Bird Feathers," New Bottle Old Wine (Pacific Jazz)

Charlie Parker Quintet, "Bird Feathers," Complete Savoy and Dial Master Takes (Savoy)

Bix Beiderbecke & His Rhythm Jugglers, "Davenport Blues," And the Chicago Cornets (Milestone)

Gil Evans, "Davenport Blues," Great Jazz Standards (Pacific Jazz)

Count Basie's Kansas City Seven, "Lester Leaps In," America's #1 Band (Columbia)

Gil Evans, "Lester Leaps In," New Bottle Old Wine (Pacific Jazz)

Thelonious Monk, "Straight No Chaser," Best of the Blue Note Years (Blue Note)

Gil Evans, "Straight No Chaser," Great Jazz Standards (Pacific Jazz)

Anita O'Day, "Ballad of the Sad Young Men," All the Sad Young Men (Verve)

Clifford Brown/Max Roach, "Joy Spring," Clifford Brown & Max Roach (Emarcy)

Gil Evans, "Ballad of the Sad Young Men," Great Jazz Standards (Pacific Jazz)

Gil Evans, "Joy Spring," Great Jazz Standards (Pacific Jazz)

Gil Evans, "Chant of the Weed," Great Jazz Standards (Pacific Jazz)

Don Redman & His Orch., "Chant of the Weed," An Anthology of Big Band Swing (Decca)

Seth Markow has been playing piano since age 7, clarinet (now bass clarinet) since 9, and has been a dedicated jazz fan since he was 13. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in music composition, has played and studied African and Asian music, and is a longtime member of the Javanese orchestra Gamelan Kyai Gandrung. He has also played in jazz, blues, rock, reggae, and world beat bands, as well as various classical ensembles. A radio host since 1976 and a Hawaii resident since 1979, his jazz show The Real Deal began in 1983 and has been heard on HPR-2 since that stream went on the air in 1989.
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