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  • Groove – Episode #41: Evan Marien

    Groove – Episode #41: Evan Marien

    Simply put, Evan Marien is a very exciting bass player. The composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist grew up in Illinois, but Brooklyn is now his home. And yes, he’s super active on YouTube and pushing his own projects, but you may not know that Evan was also the last bassist to work with the legendary guitarist,... »

  • Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Glacier

    Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Glacier

    We love it when these two get together to record a new video. Here’s bassist Evan Marien and drummer Dana Hawkins doing their thing at Man Made Music Studios in New York. The tune is “Glacier.” If you’re in Europe, you’re in luck. The duo is going on tour in May. Evan has the dates... »

  • Evan Marien: Havona (2018)

    Evan Marien: Havona (2018)

    Back in 2012, we featured what went on to be a very popular video by Evan Marien covering the Jaco Pastorius tune, “Havona.” (We later published the transcription for Evan’s arrangement.) Now Evan is back with a new version for 2018. This time around, he’s playing a Supro Huntington short scale bass. »

  • Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Flashes (Live at Mondriaan Jazz)

    Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Flashes (Live at Mondriaan Jazz)

    I’m really digging the live videos Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins have been sharing from their Mondriaan Jazz performance. In this clip, the duo performs “Flashes,” which appeared on their Collections EP. Evan has made the full show available via Bandcamp. »

  • Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: OC (Live at Mondriaan Jazz)

    Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: OC (Live at Mondriaan Jazz)

    Evan Marien has shared another video from his show with drummer Dana Hawkins at Mondriaan Jazz. In this clip, the duo performs “OC,” which appeared on Marien’s Here We Are EP. These guys always bring it. »

  • Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Hiii (Live)

    Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: Hiii (Live)

    We always dig new videos by the duo of Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins. Here’s a great live clip of them performing “Hiii” live at Mondriaan Jazz in Den Haag, Holland in October. Evan says the full show will be available on January 5th, 2018. »

  • Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins: Looking Glass

    Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins: Looking Glass

    We were thrilled to see Evan Marien sharing a new video with drummer Dana Hawkins. We’re huge fans of this duo, who take on the Allan Holdsworth tune, “Looking Glass.” And this one is extra special. Evan shares the background: “In April 2017, I flew to Los Angeles and joined what would become Allan Holdsworth’s... »

  • Evan Marien: Iceland

    Evan Marien: Iceland

    We’re huge fans of Evan Marien and have been for some time. Check out his latest single, entitled “Iceland,” and you’ll see why. The band includes Julian Pollack on synths, Isamu McGregor on piano, Devin Collins on drums, and of course, Evan on bass. I really dig the use of the Hot Hand. The track... »

  • Holdsworth Tribute: Water On The Brain Pt. II (Bass & Drum Solos)

    Holdsworth Tribute: Water On The Brain Pt. II (Bass & Drum Solos)

    Back in July, a tribute concert for the late Allan Holdsworth took place at The Iridium in New York. Here’s a clip from the show featuring Holdsworth’s tune, “Water On The Brain Pt. II,” which featured some excellent solos by bassist Evan Marien and drummer Virgil Donati. »

  • Evan Marien: The One Who Bares Fangs At God

    Evan Marien: The One Who Bares Fangs At God

    Evan Marien has released a new video for his performance of “The One Who Bares Fangs At God,” a song composed by Yasunori Mitsuda for the Xenogears game soundtrack. The performance features Julian Pollack on synths, Isamu McGregor on piano, and Devin Collins on drums, all contributing to a rich texture of sound and rhythms.... »