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"The clear-cut best pianist of his time..." is how Hot House Magazine" described Orrin Evans in 1998, praise which was echoed again in the summer of 2002. This remarkable talent was nurtured in a household filled with music due to the efforts of his mother, a classical singer who surrounded the youngster with everything from the melodies of Puccini to the pulsating rhythms of Basie and Ellington. He learned from what he heard which is still the case today when he acknowledges such musicians as Trudy Pitts, Tim Warfield, Kenny Barron, Ralph Peterson, Edgar Bateman, Mickey Roker and Bobby Durham as inspirational guides
By Orrin Evans
Label: Smoke Sessions Records
Track listing: Red Door; Weezy; Phoebe's Stroll; The Good Life; Big Small; Dexter's Tune; Amazing Grace; Feed The Fire; All The Things You Are; Smoke Rings; They Won't Go When I Go; I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before.
By JD Walter
Label: Arkadia Records
Track listing: Golden Lady; I Was Telling Her About You; What the World Needs Now; Dressed In A Song; Beautiful Moons Ago; Tell Her I Said Hello; And I Love Her; Keisha’s Coy; It Never Entered My Mind; Now It’s Time To Go.
by Richard Conde
The City Parks Foundation kicked off its 31st annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The three day celebration of the life of the late saxophonist Charlie Parker took place in the neighborhood near where Charlie Parker worked and lived. Friday August 25th uptown Harlem at Marcus Garvey Park featured Orrin Evans, Lisa Fischer, and The Captain Black ...
by David Brown
This week I've been reading Henry Threadgill's autobiography Easily Slip into Another World: A Life in Music. Therefore, lets enjoy a set from Threadgill's bands Air, Sextett, and Very Very Circus. Then, recordings form our randomly featured year in music, 1975 with Keith Jarrett, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock and Joanne Brackeen. And finally, a mini preview ...
by Victor L. Schermer
Miguel Zenon and Luis Perdomo Ars Nova Workshop Solar Myth Philadelphia, PA August 23, 2023 This magnificent performance, by two of the finest Latin-based jazz musicians around today, blew the lid off a myth" about a seemingly funky-grungy club called Solar Myth. The club's exotic name ...