Evan Evans (film composer)

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Evan Edward Evans (born September 13, 1975 in Bergen County, New Jersey) is an American film score composer.[1] He is the son of renowned jazz pianist Bill Evans, who died when Evan was a small boy.[2]

He attended University of California, Los Angeles and Nadia Boulanger Institute in Paris.[3] He apprenticed with several important entertainment industry personalities, including Argentinian film composer, concert composer and pianist Lalo Schifrin.[3]

He generally composes for independent films. His compositions are often highly complex and dark and atmospheric.

In 1999 he founded the record label, E3 Records; E3 is named after his three initials.

Evans is also a successful semi-professional poker player and is the author of several works offering winning tips.


Evans married composer Michele Rene in May 1999; as of 2011, they had two children, Elliot and Miranda.[1]

He has one step-sister, Maxine.



  1. ^ a b "Evan Evans" (2011) Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Vol. 112, Detroit: Gale, Biography in Context
  2. ^ "Bill Evans". All About Jazz. Retrieved 3 October 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Biography". Evanevans.org. Retrieved 3 October 2011.
  4. ^ Craddock, Jim (20 January 2005). Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever 2005. Thomson/Gale. p. 580. ISBN 978-0-7876-7470-0. Retrieved 3 October 2011.
  5. ^ Kendall, Lukas (2002). Film score monthly. Soundtrack Club, Lukas Kendall. Retrieved 3 October 2011.

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