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Orrin Evans LIVE at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club TONIGHT!!

November 2, 2012

Post-Bop pianist Orrin Evans was born in Trenton, New Jersey and raised in Philadelphia. He attended Rutgers University, and following this 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.
Tonight Orrin Evans is joined by Jack Walrath on Trumpet, Joel Frahm on Saxophone , Ben Wolfe on Bass and Obed Calvaire on Drums. They will appear at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club playing selections from Mr. Evans new joint entitled, Flip the Script. Let’s all recover from cabin fever with the wonderful piano stylings of this great artist! See you later!

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