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Being & Becoming

by Peter Evans

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braddutzcollection this is incredible original music with great creativity and unique approach to ensemble playing mixed with free form improvisation
Cosmographer
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Cosmographer In my opinion this album is, along with Ghosts, Evans' best recording, featuring some of his most remarkable compositions to date. Wormhole in particular is a true tour de force and a sign of Evans' maturity as an artist. 100% recommended!
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ethanavery My favorite peter record. The arrival of years of conceptual exploration, it’s unlike anything else and marks a new standard for progressive jazz. In the future I might imagine a group recording fantastic music in this new vein, but I can’t imagine a frontman half as skilled as peter. For I and many, it’s bird to Coltrane to peter. I own this on vinyl and have already had many listening sessions with close friends from top to bottom. I believe peter’s music the best in jazz today Favorite track: Sphere.
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Matrix 09:43
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Wormhole 10:15
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Sphere 05:50
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Double Drone 10:09
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The first release from Evans' new group Being & Becoming, featuring some of the leading lights from the next generation of creative musicians: Joel Ross, Nick Jozwiak, and Savannah Harris. This debut album features a set of new compositions from Evans, moving between notated chamber music textures, free improvisations, deep grooves and telepathic ensemble playing.

Being & Becoming represents a new chapter in Evans' commitment to composition and improvisation in a small-group format. After working with a variety of ensembles that feature electronics, Being & Becoming is a totally acoustic venture. Like Evans, all three of his new bandmates move effortlessly from very traditional musical contexts to the most forward-thinking. The group has been slowly refining its concept in NYC since 2017. The quartet's 2020 self-titled record on Evans' More is More Records marks another point of evolution in his commitment to composing for creative musicians.

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released April 1, 2020

Peter Evans - trumpet, piccolo trumpet
Joel Ross- vibraphone
Nick Jozwiak - bass
Savannah Harris - drums and percussion

All compositions by Peter Evans
Recorded by Jason LaFarge at Seizure's Palace, April 15 2019
Mixed by Jason LaFarge
Mastered by Weasel Walter

Cover art: "Circles in a Circle", Wassily Kandinsky 1923

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Peter Evans is a trumpet player, improvisor, and composer based in New York City since 2003.

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