Originally from Ithaca, New York guitarist Park Evans moved to Minnesota to attend Saint Olaf College where he studied composition and classical guitar. He became a fixture of the vibrant Minneapolis/Saint Paul music scene performing constantly with jazz, rock, reggae, funk, and neo-soul bands. He has released 5 albums of his original music and with his work as a studio musician can be heard on numerous recordings. He has played with drummer Elliot Humberto Kavee (Vijay Iyer), John Scofield, and bassist Anthony Cox (Stan Getz). Currently he resides in Seattle performing locally and around the U.S. and Canada with vintage swing/rockabilly/country outfit Birch Pereira and the Gin Joints as well as accompanying projects produced by the Verlaine & McCann dance company.
He has taught guitar lessons for over 20 years privately and with tenures as a faculty member of the Music Connection, the Rymer-Hadley center for the arts, the Rogers School of Music, and the Yinghua Academy. He is known for his excellent communication skills, patience, and flexible approach to instruction to best fit a student’s individual learning style and musical interests.
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Phone: (612) 388-2512
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