Jazz Specials http://kios.org en Gil Evans 100th Birthday Celebration on KIOS http://kios.org/post/gil-evans-100th-birthday-celebration-kios <p>This week KIOS celebrates the 100th birthday of Gil Evans, one of jazz music&#39;s most celebrated composers and arrangers.&nbsp; Jazz in the Afternoon will begin the weeklong tribute on Tuesday May 8th with music featuring Evans work as a leader and in collaboration with Miles Davis. NPR&#39;s Jazz Profiles will examine his life and career on Thursday May 10th. JazzSet will present a concert tribute to the collaborative efforts between Evans and Miles Davis on Friday May 11th. Wed, 09 May 2012 17:01:40 +0000 Chris Cooke 12677 at http://kios.org Gil Evans 100th Birthday Celebration on KIOS