Peter Evans

Peter Evans

 

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Peter Evans is an American trumpet player based in New York,[1] who specializes in improvisation and avant-garde music. Evans has been a member of the New York City musical community since 2003, when he moved to the city after graduating from The Oberlin Conservatory of Music. His earlier studies were in the Jazz Department of New England Conservatory of Music's School of Preparatory Education.

His primary groups as a leader are the Peter Evans Quintet (with Ron Stabinsky, Sam Pluta, Tom Blancarte and Jim Black) and the Zebulon trio (with John Hebert and Kassa Overall). In addition, Evans has been performing and recording solo trumpet music since 2003 and is widely recognized as a leading voice in the field, having released several recordings over the past decade. He is a member of several groups, such as Mostly Other People Do the Killing, Pulverize the Sound, Rocket Science, Premature Burial.

Evans has collaborated with a broad range of figures in modern music, including Weasel Walter, Evan Parker, Matana Roberts, Tyshawn Sorey, John Zorn, Mary Halvorson, Peter Brötzmann, Aaron Burnett, Okkyung Lee, and Nate Wooley. He has also premiered compositions by Brian Ferneyhough, George Lewis, Eric Wubbels, Anthony Braxton, and Barry Guy. He is also a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Wetby the ICE, Yarn/Wire, the Donaueschingen Musiktage Festival, the Jerome Foundation's Emerging Artist Program and was a 2014 Artist-in-Residence at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, NY. He has presented and/or performed his music at many major international festivals and has toured his own groups extensively in Europe, Canada and the United States.

In 2011, Peter Evans founded his recording label More is More Records which has released several highly acclaimed albums.

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A Quietness of Water
Album
A Quietness of Water is an album by musical artist Peter Evans, released on March 24, 2017.
Mostly Other People Do the Killing
 
The Peter Evans Quartet
Album
The Peter Evans Quartet is an album by musical artist Peter Evans, released on November 20, 2007.
Miss Nomer's Number
Album
Miss Nomer's Number is an album by musical artist Peter Evans, released on September 18, 2015.

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Popular Albums7

Album Appearances & References12

Popular Songs7

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Live Album Appearances & References1

Musical Groups1

Collaborators8

Music-Related Relationships1

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Early results show Rutto, Munya, Kabogo and Kidero could go home
  –  August 9, 2017
Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto, his Meru counterpart Peter Munya and Nairobi’s Evans Kidero are among prominent county ... But in what could be sweet music to the ears of ODM supporters, Busia Governor Sospeter Ojamong could retain his seat.
David Greenberger And Prime Lens Have 2 CD Release Shows
  –  August 7, 2017
Stagner is the Southeast director of the Rhythmic Arts Project providing music workshops for people with disabilities ... Mick Barr, Kath Bloom, Peter Evans, David Grubbs, Col. Bruce Hampton, Mary Halvorson, Konk Pack, Byard Lancaster, Pauline Oliveros ...
History in the air at Newport Jazz Festival
  –  August 6, 2017
Not in the sense of “over,” but in the sense of a living tradition — the music is always paying that history homage ... Likewise for trumpeter Peter Evans, who played a solo set in the smallest of the four venues at Fort Adams, a room in the Fort ...
Evan Parker Electroacoustic Ensemble - Hasselt (2012)
  –  August 6, 2017
Hasselt includes Ishikawa Ko on sho plus the Americans trumpeter Peter Evans and clarinetist Ned Rothenberg ... blurring the boundary between the two with neither dominating. The music was recorded in concert in Hasselt, Belgium, over two consecutive ...
Music Nation Foundation Presents TDOT Fest 2017
  –  August 3, 2017
Headlining this year’s show is award winning recording artist Peter Jackson ... Jay Evans, Southeast Cartel, YOANA, and twenty-one others to heat up the stage. TDOT FEST also brings popular Toronto’s DJ’S to keep the music spinning throughout ...
The Arts Week of August 4
  –  August 3, 2017
“The Music Man” performance featuring Liza Grossman and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra, 8 p.m., Evans Amphitheater at Cain Park ... The Gambler” film showing, 6 p.m., Peter B. Lewis Theater, Cleveland Institute of the Art, 11610 Euclid Ave.,
2017 Newport Jazz Festival features eclectic lineup + videos
  –  August 3, 2017
The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk; Henry Threadgill Zooid; Vijay Iyer Sextet; Antonio Sanchez & Migration; DJ Logic's Project Logic; Benny Golson Quartet; Uri Caine Trio; Dominick Farinacci; Gilad Hekselman; JoAnne Brackeen; David Torkanowsky; Peter Evans ...
Sara Evans Releases Powerful Music Video for ‘Marquee Sign’
  –  August 3, 2017
Sara Evans has reunited with her longtime video director, Peter Zavadil, to release a powerful new music video for her song “Marquee Sign.” Readers can press play above to watch the hard-hitting video about being misled in life and love. The video was ...
See Sara Evans' Stormy 'Marquee Sign' Video
  –  August 2, 2017
Sara Evans has shared an official music video for the album's lead single "Marquee Sign." "Why is that the only thing available to us?" asks Evans of songs about trucks, dirt roads and tight jeans The Peter Zavadil-directed clip, which takes the descriptor ...
Peter Kay's Dance For Life to return in 2018
  –  July 28, 2017
The live show format sees comedian and noted pop music enthusiast Peter Kay take to ... we can't wait to bring the party to new venues." Caro Evans from Cancer Research UK adds: "We are so grateful to Peter for hosting his epic Dance For Life events ...
CMT Hot 20 Countdown to workd premiere Sara Evans’ “Marquee Sign” music video
  –  July 28, 2017
The video reunites Evans with longtime director and visionary, Peter Zavadil, who is responsible for previous iconic videos with the multi-platinum artist including “Born To Fly,” which took home the 2001 CMA Music Video of the Year trophy ...
Sara Evans to Premiere “Marquee Sign” Music Video on CMT Hot 20 Countdown This Weekend
  –  July 27, 2017
The video reunites Evans with longtime director and visionary, Peter Zavadil, who is responsible for previous iconic videos with the multi-platinum artist including “Born To Fly,” which took home the 2001 CMA Music Video of the Year trophy ...

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