Gil Evans and Lee Konitz at the Opera House

Article by Marco Molendini published in the newspaper Il Messaggero (March 3, 1980) regarding the Gil Evans and Lee Konitz concert at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome

The radio program aired on Radio3 “Un certo discorso musica,” hosted by Pasquale Santoli, organized eleven concert productions in 1980 with foreign guests joined by the RAI Modern Rhythms Orchestra consisting of 19 elements

In one of the scheduled concerts, Canadian pianist and arranger Gil Evans, accompanied by saxophonist Lee Konitz, bassist Giovanni Tommaso, drummer Bruce Ditmas, flugelhornist Ack Van Rooyen, and the RAI Big Band, performs excerpts from George Gershwin’s musical work “Porgy and Bess”

Contribution shared by Marco Molendini