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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​, commemorate​d 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. ​​​Featur​ed 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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