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Q (7/96, p.137) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...the arranger at the peak of his powers....Never is a surplus riff utilised in the name of authority. Everywhere there's room for soloists to move..."103.1888

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JazzTimes (6/99, p.111) - "...SVENGALI has a good deal of music on the leading edge....Unlike the evil manipulator of fiction, Evans was a benevolent genius who did not need hypnosis to induce his subjects to make beautiful music....some of the most unusual writing of his last two decades."97.28731

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Rolling Stone (12/26/96, pp.195-196) - "...a vital reconstruction of one of the most important artistic relationships in American popular music, let alone jazz....The elegant lyricism and gently emphatic force of Evans' orchestral voicings...inspired some of the trumpeter's most acute and dynamic improvisations..."Q (12/96, p.152) - 5 Stars (out of 5) - "...makes even buffs jump up and cheer....some of the most memorable sessions ever recorded in jazz, with the bonus that...you get the wonderful, laconic insider-talk of musicians at work as well. Indispensable."Down Beat (11/96, p.62) - 5 Stars (out of 5) - "There are controversies, there are opinions, there...is room for measured disagreement and criticism. But let us begin by acknowledging the sheer and unequivocal sublimity of this music. If the sounds do not make you melt, consult your physician. You may need open-heart surgery..."Vibe (12/96, p.166) - "...What made Davis and Evans ideal collaborators has everything to do with shared sensibilities and a mutual objective: forcing intimacy and humility upon two of the most overblown devices in music--the trumpet and the orchestra..."Musician (12/96, p.88) - "...lovingly re-mastered and annotated, and contains a wealth of alternate takes and rehearsal sketches....a radical recasting of the modern big band....Most fascinating is how the annotators have resurrected the long out-of-print QUIET NIGHTS..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] magnificent cornucopia of jazz treasures..."60.80457

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JazzTimes (8/97, p.106) - "...PORGY AND BESS is possibly the best of the collaborations between Miles and Gil Evans....Evans is justly regarded as the master of modern orchestration and PORGY AND BESS shows him at his best. There are two alternates to savor here, `I Loves You, Porgy,' and `More'..."0.6250337

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Down Beat (3/29/62) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...FOCUS is a pithy, thoughtful and extraordinarily attractive set of seven pieces for string orchestra and tenor saxophone, not quite like anything ever before attempted. It ranks with the best of the Gil Evans-Miles Davis collaborations..."0.6250337

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Down Beat (5/97, pp.65-66) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Franzetti's arrangements owe more to Gil Evans than Mario Bauza....emphasizes the European over the African side of Cuban music....beautifully crafted charts, with their lush voicings and lustrous textures..."JazzTimes (9/96, p.97) - "...the ballad quotient runs very high and evokes Cuba as a tropical paradise (albeit in the mists of his memory). Percussion is downplayed, as lush carpets of brass and winds prevail....I further predict that this highly satisfying album will become...a jazz classic..."0.4166892

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Down Beat (5/97, pp.65-66) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Franzetti's arrangements owe more to Gil Evans than Mario Bauza....emphasizes the European over the African side of Cuban music....beautifully crafted charts, with their lush voicings and lustrous textures..."JazzTimes (9/96, p.97) - "...the ballad quotient runs very high and evokes Cuba as a tropical paradise (albeit in the mists of his memory). Percussion is downplayed, as lush carpets of brass and winds prevail....I further predict that this highly satisfying album will become...a jazz classic..."0.4166892

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