Peter Evans is a trumpeter, improvisor, and composer living in New York City. He grew up near Boston, and moved to New York after graduating Oberlin Conservatory. He co-leads the New York Trumpet Ensemble with Mark Gould, is half of the duo Victrolophone, plays in the improvisation groups Imaginary Folk & Effects on Man and Animals, and leads a maximalist jazz quartet with Mary Halvorson, Moppa Elliott and Kevin Shea. Other collaborators have included Perry Robinson, Taylor Ho Bynum, Stefan Tcherepnin, David Taylor, Marcus Rojas, Butch Morris, and Dave Douglas.
Recent projects have included American premieres of music by Brian Ferneyhough and Anthony Braxton, the 10th Annual Vision Festival, and performances with the terrorist bebop band Mostly Other People do the Killing. Peter also plays with Alarm Will Sound, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and Ensemble 21, and has presented his music in at St. Mark's Church, Tonic, and the Stone, among other vibrant NY venues.
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