Peter Evans

Photo © Caroline Forbes

Recorded on 7th August, 2010 at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal.

Piccolo Trumpet Solo

Peter Evans is an American trumpet player based in New York, who specializes in improvisation and avant-garde music. Evans has been a member of the New York City musical community since 2003, when he moved to the city after graduating from The Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Peter currently works in a wide variety of areas, including solo performance, chamber orchestras, performance art, free improvised settings, electro-acoustic music and composition. In addition, he performs regularly as part of the Festival of New Trumpet Music, which is held annually in New York City.

Evans has toured throughout the United States, Canada, Italy, and England. His solo trumpet album, More Is More was released on psi  in 2006, and his debut album as a leader, titled simply The Peter Evans Quartet, was released by Firehouse 12 in 2007.

Recording Notes

A two-minute wax cylinder recording made during a break in a rehearsals by the Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble, in preparation for a concert in the Jazz Em Agosto Festival 2010 in Lisbon. The location was a studio space inside the Gulbenkian Foundation where Peter played his trumpet live into the recording horn.