ORRIN EVANS

Post Bop / Hard Bop / Big Band / Progressive Big Band / Fusion / Eclectic Fusion • United States
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Born in Trenton, NJ but raised in Philadelphia, acoustic pianist Orrin Evans was among the "Young Lions" of straight-ahead jazz who emerged in the 1990s. His main focus is hard bop, although he has occasionally detoured into soul-jazz and R&B when backing such vocalists as Denise King and his wife, Dawn Warren. Influenced by McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver, Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, among others, Evans graduated from high school in the early 1990s and studied at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ before going on to study privately with Kenny Barron and be employed as a sideman by Bobby Watson, Ralph Peterson, Duane Eubanks, singer Lenora Zenzalai-Helm and others. Evans recorded his first CD as a leader, The Orrin Evans Trio, for his own Black Entertainment label in 1994. After that, he signed with Criss Cross and recorded Justin Time in 1997, Captain Black in 1998 and Grown Folks read more...
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PresencePresence
Smoke Sessions Records 2018
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The Evolution of OneselfThe Evolution of Oneself
Smoke Sessions Records 2015
$13.28
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Captain Black Big BandCaptain Black Big Band
Positone Records 2011
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Mother's TouchMother's Touch
Positone Records 2014
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Flip the ScriptFlip the Script
Positone Records 2012
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Liberation BluesLiberation Blues
Smoke Sessions Records 2015
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It Was BeautyIt Was Beauty
Criss Cross 2013
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Smoke Sessions Records 2016
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ORRIN EVANS Justin Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Justin Time
Post Bop 1997
ORRIN EVANS Captain Black album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Captain Black
Hard Bop 1998
ORRIN EVANS Grown Folk Bizness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grown Folk Bizness
Post Bop 1999
ORRIN EVANS Listen To The Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Listen To The Band
Post Bop 2000
ORRIN EVANS Blessed Ones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blessed Ones
Post Bop 2001
ORRIN EVANS Meant To Shine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meant To Shine
Post Bop 2002
ORRIN EVANS Deja Vu album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Deja Vu
Post Bop 2003
ORRIN EVANS Easy Now album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy Now
Post Bop 2009
ORRIN EVANS Faith In Action album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Faith In Action
Post Bop 2010
ORRIN EVANS Freedom album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freedom
Post Bop 2011
ORRIN EVANS Flip The Script album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flip The Script
Post Bop 2012
ORRIN EVANS 4.00 | 1 ratings
"...It Was Beauty"
Post Bop 2013
ORRIN EVANS Captain Black Big Band: Mother’s Touch album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Captain Black Big Band: Mother’s Touch
Big Band 2014
ORRIN EVANS Orrin Evans (feat. Christian McBride & Karriem Riggins) : The Evolution of Oneself album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Orrin Evans (feat. Christian McBride & Karriem Riggins) : The Evolution of Oneself
Eclectic Fusion 2015
ORRIN EVANS #KNOWINGISHALFTHEBATTLE album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
#KNOWINGISHALFTHEBATTLE
Fusion 2016

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ORRIN EVANS The Trio - Live in Jackson, Mississippi ( 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Trio - Live in Jackson, Mississippi ("White boy you don't know nothin' bout no barbeque")
Post Bop 2006
ORRIN EVANS Captain Black Big Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Captain Black Big Band
Big Band 2011
ORRIN EVANS Liberation Blues album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Liberation Blues
Hard Bop 2014
ORRIN EVANS Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band : Presence album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band : Presence
Progressive Big Band 2018

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