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Behind the Music: “Restoration” (Restoration)

March 10th, 2016 · Comments · Music Studios

No, that title isn’t a typo–it’s an indication that track #3 on my newest album is the title track! The tune for “Restoration” comes from an old Southern Harmony melody (sometimes listed as “I Will Arise”)–at Cherry Creek Presbyterian, it’s known as “Come Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy.” Here’s a shapenote version from a Sacred […]

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Behind the Music: “Life and Breath” (Restoration)

March 8th, 2016 · Comments · Music Studios

Welcome to post #2 in a blog series leading up to my CD release show (on Apr 3) for my newest album, Restoration. Here are some liner notes for track #2 on the record, “Life and Breath” (Praise to the Lord, the Almighty): Life and Breath (Praise to the Lord, the Almighty) Continuing with using […]

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Behind the Music: “Pilgrim” (Restoration)

February 2nd, 2016 · Comments · Music Studios

Hello!  While it’s been a while since my last post, I’m excited to share some news about my newest album. On Apr 3, 4:00pm at Cherry Creek Presbyterian, I’ll be playing a CD release show to celebrate Restoration, my record of jazz piano trio arrangements of classic hymns. For this new recording, I crafted instrumental arrangements of traditional […]

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Silent Scream: Nosferatu (Oct 26)

October 10th, 2012 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios

I’m excited to invite you to ZAHA’s sixth annual Silent Scream performance on October 26, when I’ll be leading ZAHA in accompanying the classic silent film “Nosferatu” (1922), one of the spookiest black-and-white movies. Ever. We’re aiming to help you get in the Halloween spirit with our patented potion of creepy melodies and haunting harmonies. […]

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May 6: ZAHA in Harlem at the Shrine

April 24th, 2012 · Comments · Music Studios

You’re invited to my upcoming show with ZAHA at the Shrine in Harlem on Sunday, May 6, 2012, at 8:00pm. We’ll be opening for Eric Plaks’ Shrine Big Band. I’m looking forward to our premiere performance up in Harlem — many thanks to Donna Walker-Kuhne for her help in planning the publicity for this event. […]

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Featured Artist: Sarah Weaver

January 12th, 2011 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios

We’re delighted to continue our Featured Artist Series here at Bliss Street Studios with Sarah Weaver, our artist for the month of January. I [Evan] have Sarah Weaver to thank for my introduction to Soundpainting, a decade-long (and running) obsession of mine. In 2000, I read an interview she did of Walter Thompson (the inventor […]

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Soundpainting @ The Ink Well

July 22nd, 2010 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios

For those of you in the New York region, you’re cordially invited to two sets of original music tonight in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn.  Evan will be performing with the Hollis Headrick Quintet at the Inkwell Cafe. Jazz, Soundpainting, and accordion licks will all be in the mix. As this is the last […]

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