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Richard Evans

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Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Richard Lee Cowan Evans

Bassist, composer, arranger and producer. Born in Birmingham, Alabama on December 30, 1932. Died on October 5, 2014 at the Metrowest Medical Center of Natick. Evans is best known as producer and arranger for Cadet Records during the 1960s and early 1970s, working with artists like Ramsey Lewis, Marlena Shaw and Dorothy Ashby. In the same period he also formed The Soulful Strings with whom he recorded several albums. In the 1970s and 1980s he worked as bassist and arranger with artists such as Natalie Cole, Peabo Bryson and Ahmad Jamal. Served as a music professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston for more than two decades. Richard Evans for a brief period in the late 50s was a member of Sun Ra's Arkestra, playing on the early Ra album Jazz By Sun Ra Vol. 1.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Bass guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Folk
  • World
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
We've Got Tonight on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
Tonight I Celebrate My Love on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
I Will Always Love You on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
Don't Know Much on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
Up Where We Belong on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
I'll Never Love This Way Again on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
All out of Love on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
Beauty and the Beast on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
How Do I Live on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans
Greatest Love of All on I Will Always Love You by Attila Fias & Richard Evans

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Tumbacara / Capricorn OneTumblack / Richard Evans2002Album
Do-Re-Me-For-Soul / Burning SpearRichard Evans1979Single
Richard EvansRichard Evans1979Album
Do-Re-Me-For-Soul (Use It Before You Lose It)Richard Evans1979Album
The Ripper Story / Bass·meantRichard Evans / Chase Featuring Dartanyan Brown1974Single
Dealing With Hard TimesRichard Evans1972Album
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