GIL EVANS PROJECT


LINES OF COLOR: LIVE AT JAZZ STANDARD

“…swings with sophisticated grace and unleashed power. Lines Of Color is nothing short of exhilarating.“  -- DOWNBEAT

“The gorgeous lilt of Evans’ still startling original arrangements for horns is preserved, not in the aspic of academia but in the living, breathing performances of a group of New York’s finest musicians.” -- THE IRISH TIMES

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Ryan Truesdell’s Gil Evans Project
Label:   Blue Note / ArtistShare
Producer:   Ryan Truesdell and Dave Rivello
Engineer:   James Farber, Tyler McDiarmid and Geoff Countryman

 

AWARDS :

** 2016 GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATION **
Best Large Jazz Ensemble


CENTENNIAL: NEWLY DISCOVERED WORKS OF GIL EVANS

“An extraordinary album… the execution is impeccable, as is the recording quality, with a depth and transparency that capture the endless nuance of the writing.” -- NEW YORK TIMES

“[Centennial] is a US national treasure that deserves a place in the Smithsonian Institute and every jazz record library. It is a Hope Diamond for everyone to enjoy often.” -- ALL ABOUT JAZZ

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Ryan Truesdell’s Gil Evans Project
Label:   ArtistShare
Producer:   Ryan Truesdell
Engineer:   James Farber

AWARDS :

** 2013 JAZZ JOURNALIST ASSOC. AWARDS **
Record of the Year
Large Ensemble of the Year

** 2013 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER **
Best Instrumental Arrangement
"How About You" (Gil Evans, arranger)

** 2013 GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS **
Best Large Jazz Ensemble
Best Inst. Arr. Accompanying Vocals

** UK JAZZFM AWARDS NOMINATION **
Album of the Year


 

OTHER PROJECTS


ELMHURST COLLEGE JAZZ BAND PLAYS THE MUSIC OF BOB BROOKMEYER

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Elmhurst College Jazz Band
Label:   Elmhurst College
Conductor:   Ryan Truesdell
 


HEAR & NOW

Finzer Hear & Now

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Nick Finzer
Label:   Outside In Music
Producer:   Ryan Truesdell
Engineer:   Aaron Nevezie


THE THOMPSON FIELDS

ThompsonFields

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Maria Schneider Orchestra
Label:   ArtistShare
Producer:   Maria Schneider and Ryan Truesdell
Engineer:   Brian Montgomery 

AWARDS :

** 2016 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER **
Best Large Jazz Ensemble


MIRAGE

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Brian Landrus Kaleidoscope
Label:   BlueLand Records
Producer:   Brian Landrus and Ryan Truesdell
Conductor:  Ryan Truesdell

 


PERFECT STRANGERS

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Todd Coolman
Label:   ArtistShare
Producer:   Jon Faddis
Contributing Composer:  Ryan Truesdell (Pastorale)


"[Pastorale] is an impressive piece - the empathy of the band bringing out the inherent beauty of the tune. It's a consummate underlining to music that calls for attention." -- ALL ABOUT JAZZ

"Pastorale unfurls like a tone poem, spiraling piano introducing a multi-layered theme and solos not only overlapping but weaving in and out of the haunting extended melodies." -- HOT HOUSE


SKY BLUE

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Maria Schneider Orchestra
Label:   ArtistShare
Producer:   Maria Schneider and Ryan Truesdell
Engineer:   Joe Ferla

AWARDS :

** 2008 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER **
Best Instrumental Composition
"Cerulean Skies"  (Maria Schneider, composer)

** 2008 GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATION **
Best Large Jazz Ensemble


CONCERT IN THE GARDEN

ALBUM DETAILS :

Artist:   Maria Schneider Orchestra
Label:   ArtistShare
Producer:   Maria Schneider
Production Assistance:  Ryan Truesdell
Engineer:   David Baker

AWARDS :

** 2004 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER **
Best Large Jazz Ensemble
(first Internet-only CD to win a Grammy)