The Gary McFarland Orchestra
Studio album by
Gary McFarland with guest soloist Bill Evans
RecordedJanuary 24, 1963
ProducerCreed Taylor
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The Gary McFarland Orchestra is an album by Gary McFarland's Orchestra with guest soloist jazz pianist Bill Evans recorded in 1963 for the Verve label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Down Beat
(Original Lp release)

The Allmusic review by Douglas Payne states "The album is like a soundtrack celebrating the excitement of a big urban wonderland. The compositions are first-rate, McFarland's occasional vibes playing is simple and perfect. Bill Evans buoys the event with his graceful, individual style".[3]

Track listing

All compositions by Gary McFarland
  1. "Reflections in the Park" - 3:44
  2. "Night Images" - 5:54
  3. "Tree Patterns" - 4:58
  4. "Peach Tree" - 5:05
  5. "Misplaced Cowpoke" - 10:15
  6. "A Moment Alone" - 6:10
  • Recorded at Webster Hall in New York City on January 24, 1963




  1. ^ Bill Evans discography accessed March 12, 2010
  2. ^ Down Beat: May 9, 1963 Vol. 30, No.11
  3. ^ a b Payne, D. Allmusic Review accessed March 12, 2010