The dynamic duo is back. Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins have a new album dropping later this year, and they’ve shared a video for one of the tunes. “Ultima” features Plini on guitar.
Tigran Hamasyan saw Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins perform live. The next day, he hit up Evan to be on his next album. Evan shared the story behind what he went through to perform “the hardest music I’ve ever learned”.
Evan Marien has released the second volume in his series of books on the hexatonic scale. “Minor Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 2” builds upon volume one, with exercises crafted to expand your musical vocabulary.
Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins are back with a new music video for their song, “Kyoto”, which features Aaron Marshall from Intervals and Julian “J3PO” Pollack. I love how this duo has evolved, and the sounds they’re creating with this project.
You can always count on Evan Marien for some great music. But this video goes beyond that, with some epic visuals. In this clip, Evan teams up with Button Masher for the tune, “Soccer Match”.
Evan Marien has released a new book that will help you take a new approach to the fingerboard. “Major Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 1” centers around a six-note scale.
Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins are back, and this video changes things up from ones we’ve seen from the duo in the past. Joined by J3PO, “Anybody Else But You” flat out grooves. The song is part of their upcoming album, “Parallels”.
For years, we’ve called these two the Dynamic Duo. And so it was a thrill to see bassist Evan Marien and drummer Dana Hawkins back with some new material and videos. Here they are (with Mario Camarena) performing “Bouncin’”.
It has been a while since we’ve featured a video by Evan Marien. Time to fix that. In this clip, Evan plays along to his latest track, “Heart Glow“, “along with some extra licks and chords.”
Evan Marien has just published a new transcription book of his playing, including his original compositions and bass solos from other works. The bassist transcribed all of his own playing for players who want a new challenge.
Drum master Virgil Donati has released “Ruination,” and it’s filled with unreal musicianship blurring the lines of fusion and progressive music. Bassists Junior Braguinha, Anton Davidyants, and Evan Marien contributed to the record.
Mitch sent me this video the other night, and he was quite excited about it. So was I. Here’s Evan Marien performing Jaco’s “Continuum.” Like the video we shared by Evan earlier this year with his performance of “Havona“, he once again uses his Supro Huntington short scale bass for the track.