Sketches of Spain


Miles Davis, trumpet
Gil Evans, arranger & conductor



Date Recorded: 
Sony Legacy

Sketches of Spain (50th Anniversary Enhanced 2 CD Legacy Edition)

See this post at The Villa-Lobos Magazine.

The original LP, released in 1960, did not include the track "Song of Our Country", Gil Evans' arrangement of the second movement from Bachianas Brasileiras #2.  The track was included in the 1997 CD, and several takes of the track are included in this 2 CD "Legacy" edition.

Disc 1
Track 6: Song of Our Country

Disc 2
Track 7: Song of Our Country (take 9)
Track 8: Song of Our Country (take 14)

Bachianas Brasileiras
Chamber Music
  • John Metzger's review in The Music Box
  • A. B. Spellman and Murray Horwitz's review at (part of the NPR Basic Jazz Record Library series)
  • A long, thoughtful review by Richard Marcus at
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