Loren Evarts Jazz Ensemble
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Loren Evarts Jazz Ensemble

Meriden, Connecticut, United States | SELF

Meriden, Connecticut, United States | SELF
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Nov
04
Loren Evarts Jazz Ensemble @ Private Show

None, None, USA

None, None, USA

Oct
09
Loren Evarts Jazz Ensemble @ Old Stone Church/ 251 Main Street

East Haven, Connecticut, USA

East Haven, Connecticut, USA

May
15
Loren Evarts Jazz Ensemble @ North Guilford Congregational Church

Guilford, Connecticut, USA

Guilford, Connecticut, USA

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Discography

"Water Music"- album of solo piano music (1985)
"Confluence"- album of jazz/world music by the band Confluence (1988)
"Sojourn"- album of jazz/world music by the band Confluence (1992)

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Loren has performed professionally in the CT area in a variety of musical situations over the past 37 years. He has played and sung in rock, jazz, and even a disco group, as well as a Portuguese band, when he was 15. He was leader, composer and arranger for the new age/jazz ensemble Confluence, and Sliders, an eight-piece band featuring 5 trombones Besides keyboards, he has been known to perform on trombone and hammered dulcimer. For 10 years he was the organist/pianist at North Guilford Congregational Church.

Loren studied jazz piano with noted composer/pianist Anthony Davis. At the University of Bridgeport he studied jazz under Neil Slater, and composition with David Barnett. He subsequently received his Master’s degree in music education, taught for several public and private schools, and is now an instructor for five colleges. He is currently finishing up his DMA at Boston University.

Over the years he has been fortunate to have been involved in performances with artists such as Dave Weckl (Chick Corea), Gerry Neiwood (Chuck Mangione), Everett Silver (Chuck Mangione), Aaron Copland, Dave Brubeck, Eddie Bert, Mike Davis (Rolling Stones), Don Elliot, Mo Snyder, Bill Reichenbach, Billy Hart, Danny Stiles (Bill Watrous), Sonny Costanzo, Fred Vigdor (Average White Band), Morton Gould, Elie Siegmeister
and Gwyneth Walker. Loren has recorded 3 albums of original music, and has done studio work for numerous artists.

**The group can also perform as a duo, trio or quartet, depending on the venue and event.