Orrin Evans

Jazz, Musical Artist

1976 –

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Who is Orrin Evans?

Orrin Evans is an American jazz pianist. Evans was born in Trenton, New Jersey and raised in Philadelphia. He attended Rutgers University, and then studied with Kenny Barron. He worked as a sideman for Bobby Watson, Ralph Peterson, Duane Eubanks, and Lenora Zenzalai-Helm, and released his debut as a leader in 1994. He signed with Criss Cross Jazz in 1997, recording prolifically with the label. He was awarded a 2010 Pew Fellowships in the Arts.

Evans is married to vocalist Dawn Warren.

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Born
1976
Trenton
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Rutgers University
Lived in
  • Trenton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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