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Detroit native and general wanderer Evelyn Davis is an inside/prepared/new music pianist, improvisor, pipe organist, composer, vocalist, synthesist, teacher, songstress, and maker of /participator in oddly shaped musics with an occasional side of performance art.


She improvises and has recorded with Phillip Greenlief, Fred Frith, and Michael Zerang, among many other esteemed musicians from Chicago and the Bay Area. She is active as a touring musician in the US and abroad, and has appeared at several prog festivals in Europe, including Rock in Opposition festival in Carmeaux, France, and Different Sounds Festival in Lublin, Poland.  She also frequently perform as a chamber musician in San Francisco and Oakland.


Evelyn holds degrees from in Jazz (SWCC) and formal Composition (Indiana University) and has her Master’s degree in Performance and Improvisation from Mills College.