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30.JUL.2019 Creole Blues for Sidney Bechet at the Duc des Lombards

By Evan / July 31, 2019

About This Past Event: Last July, Evan Christopher’s sold out evenings at the Duc des Lombards, the best listening room in Paris, commemorated the centenary of Sidney Bechet’s 1919 debut in Europe. In the nascent days of jazz, Bechet opened the music world’s eyes to the music’s possibilities. Featured artists included pianist Philippe Milanta, bassist Sébastien […]

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04.MAY.2019 From Bechet to Batiste With Gregory Agid

By Evan / May 5, 2019

About This Past Event: Gregory Agid and Evan Christopher shared the stage for a celebration of the clarinet in New Orleans, past, present and future. Hosted at the intimate George & Joyce Wein Jazz and Heritage center, they presented “From Bechet to Batiste” as part of a free concert series.  ​Watch a Video From This Event […]

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11.APR.2019 36th Annual French Quarter Festival

By Evan / April 12, 2019

About This Event:The 36th Annual French Quarter Festival is one of the world’s largest free festivals and is the best showcase for local New Orleans music. WHEN:Thursday, April 14, 2019 @ 12:30p WHERE:Jackson Square StageFrench QuarterNew Orleans, LA 70116 WHO:Evan Christopher & Clarinet RoadFeaturing Don Vappie, guitar Map: TICKET INFO:This Event Is Free Click Here […]

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16.MAR.2019 Clarinet Road at Little Gem Saloon

By Evan / January 16, 2019

About This Past Event: ​It was a celebration of traditional New Orleans music culture in the house where Jazz was born. ​Clarinet ​crusader Evan Christopher collaborate​d with living legend Don Vappie to explore the roots of New Orleans Jazz in a festive, family-style dinner-theater setting. ​Watch a Video From This Event Share0 Tweet0 ​Get Our Monthly […]

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09.DEC.2018 World Premiere of The Faubourg Variations

By Evan / December 10, 2018

SUNDAY, 9 December, 2pm (New Orleans) This recital was the world premiere of ​Evan Christopher’s new work entitled “The Faubourg Variations.” Featured artists ​included Jon-Erik Kellso (trumpet) and New Orleans living legends Brian Seeger, David Torkanowsky, Roland Guerin and Herlin Riley. ​​A grant recipient of Chamber Music America’s 2018 New Jazz Works award​, The Faubourg Variations by […]

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07.JUL.2018 Quartet with Fapy Lafertin

By Evan / September 8, 2019

In a return to the renowned Festival Django Reinhardt in Samois-sur-Seine (Fountainebleu), ​Evan Christopher teamed up with master guitarist, Fapy Lafertin. Old friends Dave Kelbie and Sebastien Girardot helped present a showcase of Reinhardt classics, originals and New Orleans repertoire. The result ​was a unique blend of two traditions, Gypsy Jazz guitar and New Orleans […]

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