It was beauty http://wrti.org en ICON Suggests: Orrin Evans, ...IT WAS BEAUTY http://wrti.org/post/icon-suggests-orrin-evans-it-was-beauty <p>A serious-minded jazz pianist and A-list player, Orrin Evans is a strong talent from Philadelphia who joins a long line of jazz musicians that come from the City of Brotherly Love. Since his debut recording in 1994, Evans&rsquo; resume reveals an ever-growing list of ambitious achievements as a recording artist, producer, bandleader, composer and teacher. And his current numerous groups include the Captain Black Big Band, Tar Baby, LuvPark, the LikeMind Collective and more side man gigs on record and in performance than one can count.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:42:00 +0000 Nick Bewsey 6567 at http://wrti.org ICON Suggests: Orrin Evans, ...IT WAS BEAUTY 'Beauty' On Orrin Evans' Block http://wrti.org/post/beauty-orrin-evans-block On Philadelphia pianist <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/134733993/orrin-evans">Orrin Evans</a>' trio version of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15393592/ornette-coleman">Ornette Coleman</a>'s "Blues Connotation," drummer Donald Edwards and bassist Eric Revis set a New Orleans second-line groove tinged with vintage hip-hop. A beat like that is catnip to Evans, who gets right down and rolls in it. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:19:00 +0000 Kevin Whitehead 6356 at http://wrti.org 'Beauty' On Orrin Evans' Block