5- Stadtkirche - Darmstadt, Germany

6- Cafe de Ruimte - Amsterdam, NL

7- Improvisation Workshop @ Sonoscopia, Porto Portugal

8- Yoga Studio Sobre o Porto - Porto

10- Juris Varti Theater - Ventspils, Latvia

12- Badischer Kunstverein - Karlsruhe, Germany

25- Amok Amor @ the AMR Festival, Geneva, Switzerland

29- w/ Sandy Ewen, Damon Smith and Weasel Walter @ the Flat, Bklyn NY


4- brass masterclass at New York University, Steinhardt room 879 7pm

5- Sky Macklay's MEGA - ORGAN at Judson Church, NYC

6 - masterclass at the Juilliard School, NYC 5:30pm

9-17 Septet USA tour

Due to people's schedules the size of the group will shrink the last few shows. Here's the full schedule:

PE SEPTET (Mazz Swift- violin, Ron Stabinsky- piano/synths, Sam Pluta- electronics, Tom Blancarte - bass, Levy Lorenzo- percussion/electronics, Jim Black- drums/percussion)

9- Jazz Shares, Greenfield MA

10- Hallwalls, Buffalo

11- Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

12- WRFL, Lexington KY

13 -  .Zack  (4th floor, 3224 Locust St), sponsored by Kranzberg Arts Foundation / New Music Circle, St. Louis MO

Sextet (minus Mazz)

14 - Constellation, Chicago 

15- Trinosophes, Detroit MI 

Quintet (minus Sam)

16 - Music Gallery, Toronto, CA

17 - Casa de Popolo, Montreal CA


22- with David Jimenez, 2pm @ the New School NYC 

Amok Amor Tour, Europe

26.   Amsterdam    Bimhuis
27.   Copenhagen    Jazzhouse
28.   NOR-Oslo    Nasjonal jazzscene – Victoria

30.   Cheltenham Festival 


2. Vienna, Porgy & Bess

3.    Stuttgart   Bix
4.    Zürich    Taktlos Festival | Rote Fabrik
5.    Berlin    XJazz-Festival | Fluxbau
6.    Nordhausen    Jazzclub

18  Solo at the Museum of Industry and Innovation, Waltham MA

19 Duo with Levy Lorenzo  - Constellation, Chicago

27 Duo with Levy Lorenzo - 456 Gallery, NYC


1- solo + new compositions for trio with Joel Ross (vibraphone) & Max Jaffe (drums) @ the Jazz Gallery NYC

2- Stone at the New School benefit with John Zorn (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Craig Taborn (piano) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Kenny Wollesen (drums)

4- "Merlin" for solo trumpet, by John Zorn @ the Jewish Museum (I play at noon, many other amazing performers throughout the afternoon)

8- with Jeremiah Cymerman/Nate Wooley/ Matt Bauder @ Knockdown Center, Queens

30- Amok Amor at the Ljubljana Jazz Festival, Slovenia


7- with Tyshawn Sorey (synth), Tim Dahl (bass), Weasel Walter (drums)

9- with Levy Lorenzo at North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam NL

13- with Aaron Burnett @ Cornelia St. Cafe, NYC

14- with Ron Stabinsky (synth) and Shayna Dunkelman (percussion), Park Church Coop, Greenpoint Brooklyn

19- duo with Joe Morris @ Zürcher Gallery, NYC 8pm


5- solo trumpet at the Newport Jazz Festival

7-12 workshop at the Banff Centre in Canada: An Improvisor's View of Notated Music.  Will be joining faculty  percussionist Tyshawn Sorey, vocalist Sofia Jernberg, and Tiffany Ayalik and violinist/vocalist Carla Kihlstedt, flutist Claire Chase and percussionist Steve Schick.

21 solos and duos with Amirtha Kidambi in Cochin, India. 


2 - Peter Evans Ensemble at the Willisau Festival


Winter 2017





9-16: the 2017 New Ear Festival at the Fridman Gallery, SoHo

    I'm curating, not playing. There is a great schedule I've put together with Iliya Fridman. See the full schedule here: http://www.fridmangallery.com/new-ear-2017

30- masterclass at New England Conservatory


9- Music by and for Varese - Charlie Parker at the Levy Gorvy Gallery  (909 Madison Ave, NY)


    Jon Irabagon (saxophones), Dave Taylor (bass trombone), Alice Teyssier (flutes), Levy Lorenzo (percussion and electronics), Warren Smith (percussion and drumset)

West Coast Tour

17: new work for the San Fransisco Contemporary Music Players + guests

      Ritwik Banerji (tenor sax), Kyle Bruckman (oboe), India Cooke (violin), Willy Wynant (percussion), Nava Dunkelman (percussion), Steve Schick (percussion)

19: solo at the Jazz Station, Eugene OR

21: solo at Beacon Sound, Portland, OR

22: masterclass at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA

23: solo at Cornish College of the Arts

24: solo at CalArts, Valencia CA

25: solo in LA, venue tbd


5-12 Solo tour in Europe

5- Darmstadt, Germany

6- Amsterdam, NL

8- Porto, Portugal

10- Ventspils, Latvia

11- Karlsruhe, Germany



Fall 2016 shows and new records: Solo and Quintet

Label news:

I've moved everything onto peterevansmusic.bandcamp.com for easier purchasing and listening.

The old stuff is on there, as will be the forthcoming records. There will also be music posted there that sounds great but never made it to a physical album format, for instance the House Special band, which has a professional quality recording for free download. 

Keep an eye out for new solo and Quintet recordings.  More is More will be releasing the solo album "Lifeblood"; three live performances from the 2015/16 season, 110 minutes of music expertly recorded, mixed and mastered.  Release October 1st 2016. These will be the first widely available solo recordings from PE in 6 years.  Full album released in download and custom USB format October 1st.  Release show Oct. 7th at Pioneer Works in NYC. Info below.

The PE Quintet's new album "Genesis", taken primarily from our 2015 European tour,  will be released November 1st.  Our most ambitious and expansive record to date.  



18: with Sofia Jernberg, Cory Smythe, Dan Lippel and Dave Byrd. ICE at Abrons Arts Center 

28: Premature Burial (with Dan Peck and Matt Nelson) at Rye, Brooklyn

29: duo with Levy Lorenzo @ Knockdown Center, Queens. Split with Amirtha Kidambi's Elder Ones


2: Pulverize the Sound @ Sunview Luncheonette. 221 Nassau Ave, in Greenpoint Brooklyn. Starts at 8.  

6: duo with Cory Smythe @ Manhattan Inn (also featuring Brandon Lopez solo, Jamie Branch with Tomeka Reid Jason Ajemian and Chad Taylor)

7: Solo + the Taylor Ho Bynum Quartet @ Pioneer Works, Bklyn

Pulverize the Sound European Tour - with Tim Dahl (electric bass) and Shayna Dunkelman (drums, percussion)

15- A Trane, Berlin

16- Skopje Jazz Festival

18- HEIST-OP-DEN-BERG, Belgium

19- Bim Huis, Amsterdam

20- Salzburg, Austria

21- Cologne Germany

22- tba, Germany

25- with Ava Mendoza @ the Stone, NYC

27- with Ingrid Laubrock's "Serpentine", Edge Fest @ Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor


2- with Sam Pluta, Katie Young and Ben Lamar Gay @ Constellation, Chicago

3 - duo with Sam Pluta @ Luther College

4- duo with SP, Minneapolis

5- duo with SP, Madison, WI

6- duo with SP, Milwaukee WI

7- duo with SP, Lawrence University

18- duo with Barry Guy, Uster Switzerland 

20- with ELISION Ensemble, Zurich

22- with ELISION Ensemble, Huddersfield UK

23 - solo / q&a at Guildhall School of Music and Drama

24- with Evan Parker, London

25- workshop, Royal Academy of Music, London



27- with Sabine Akiko, Elisabeth Fuegemann, Florian Zwisser @ LOFT, Cologne

28- solo @ Stadtgarten, Cologne

29- with Amok Amor (Wanja Slavin, Petter Eldh. Christian Lillinger) @ LOFT, Cologne


AMOK AMOR Tour of Finland and Estonia

1-7, full sched coming soon

15- with Ingrid Laubrock's "Serpentine" @ Roulette, NYC (with Miya Masaoka, Sam Pluta, Tyshawn Sorey, Craig Taborn)

16- 11am-2pm:  Afternoon New Music on WKCR 89.9 FM NY.  They will play "Genesis" in it's entirety, with some surrounding interviewing and talking between the knowledgable DJs and myself. I may invite some band members too depending on who's around

18- Peter Evans Quintet + guests at the Fridman Gallery, NYC. Jon Irabagon playing solo sopranino saxophone to open.





August and September 2016 Concerts & Label News


Label news:

Keep an eye out for new solo and Quintet recordings.  

More is More will be releasing the solo album "Lifeblood"; three live performances from the 2015/16 season, 110 minutes of music expertly recorded, mixed and mastered.  These will be the first widely available solo recordings from PE in 6 years.  Full album released in download and custom USB format October 1st.  

The PE Quintet's new album "Genesis", taken primarily from our 2015 European tour, will be released in chapters beginning in October. The full album in download and custom USB drive formats, will be available December 1st. 

Upcoming shows:

August 6th: Pulverize the Sound @ Jazz em Agosto - Lisbon, Portugal

August 12:  4tet with Jon Irabagon, John Hébert, Tyshawn Sorey play John Zorn's "Bagatelles" at the Village Vanguard, NYC

August 13: Duo with Joe McPhee, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn

August 22: w/ Cory Smyth and Craig Taborn @ the Mostly Mozart Festival, Lincoln Center, NYC

Sept. 3-11 Australia

Sept. 3: BIFEM Festival with the Elision Ensemble. Soloist in Aaron Cassidy's new piece "Wreck of Former Boundaries", Bendigo, Australia

Sept. 5: solo and talk, "New Music Demystified", Melbourne University

Sept. 8: solo at Inland Concert Series, Melbourne

Sept. 9-11, Sydney:  solo and collaborations with Simon Barker, Clayton Thomas, and more... details soon..


September 18th: with Sofia Jernberg and the International Contemporary Ensemble @ Abrons Arts Center, NYC



Hi folks - sorry for the long delay

Here's my schedule for the next few weeks, hope to see some of you there!

April 5 and 6

HOUSE SPECIAL (with Sam Pluta, Kassa Overall, Levy Lorenzo and Paul Wilson) at Abrons Arts Center, NY.  Split bill with Tyshawn Sorey/Jennifer Curtis duo.  Sponsored by the International Contemporary Ensemble's OpenICE program of concerts free for the public.

April 8th

Solo trumpet at Oberlin College, 8pm.

April 9th

Solo trumpet at the Bop Stop, Cleveland, OH

April 20th

Duo with Travis Laplante, at the Rotunda in Philadelphia PA

celebrating our recent duo recording on NNA Tapes, "Secret Meeting". Also a 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Fire Museum.

April 21

duo with Travis Laplante at the Red Room, Baltimore.

April 28

duo with Brandon Seabrook, Muchmore's in Brooklyn

April 30

Wet Ink Ensemble plays Columbia Composers @ St. Peter's Church, NY

May 9-21

Amok Amor (with Wanja Slavin, Petter Eldh and Christian Dillinger) Europe Tour

9. at tbs, Basel
10. at Theaterhaus, Rüsselsheim
11. at Stadtgarten, Cologne

12. at A-Trane, Berlin

16.  Moers Featival, Moers
21. at Festival JazzWerk#17, Greiz

More dates in Brazil, Europe and USA coming soon for Spring and Summer 2016! Stay tuned....


Show schedule for the rest of 2015...


4- Solo @ Roulette in Brooklyn, NY. Part of of a residency for the 2015/16 season.  I'll be playing a 60 minute improvised composition for trumpet in quadraphonic sound. 
5- Pulverize the Sound @ Muchmore's in Brooklyn.  Also on the bill are groups led by Chris Welcome and Chris Pitsiokis

Tour with Amok Amor: Wanja Slavin (alto), Petter Eldh (bass), Christian Lillinger (drums)

12- Jena, Germany
13- Aufsturz, Berlin, Germany
14- Jazzdor, Offernburg, Germany
15-Graz, Austria
16- Vortex, London UK
17- Birmingham, UK
18- Bozen, Italy

Three night residency at Porgy and Bess, in Vienna. Organized by Ute Pinter. Each night will focus on a different repertoire and configuration featuring some of my favorite musicians from New York and Europe. 

20- w/ Christian Lillinger, Petter Eldh, Tobias Delius (tenor), Ron Stabinsky (piano)
21- w/  Ron Stabinsky (piano), Sam Pluta (live electonics), Miako Klein (recorder), Joanna Lewis (violin). Compositions by myself, Pluta, Roscoe Mitchell and others!
22- Quintet (w/ Stabinsky, Pluta, Tom Blancarte and Jim Black

PE 5tet tour

23- Muza @ Katowice, Poland
24- Auditorium Museo Picasso @ Malaga, Spain
25- A Trane @ Berlin, Germany
27- Jazzatalier @ Ulrichsberg, Austria
28- Bim Huis "Carte Blanche", Amsterdam NL
      a special night of small combinations and a large ensemble with the PE 5tet plus live electronics pioneer Joel Ryan, baroque recorder shredder Miako Klein and futuristic electric guitar god Jean-Paul Bourelly.


1: Solo at the KIM Festival @ Berlin Germany

Zebulon mini-tour!
    The long standing trio with John  Hébert and Kassa Overall plays some east coast dates

4- Firehouse 12, New Haven CT
5- JACK, Brooklyn
    - an epic bill
             Sam Pluta & Ikue Mori duo
             Rajna Swaminathan & Travis Reuter duo
6- Zebulon @ Arts Alliance, Philadelphia PA
10- Premature Burial (w/ Matt Nelson and Dan Peck) @ Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn NY
16- w/ Steve Lehman (saxophones), David Byrd-Marrow (french horn), Anthony Orji (bass clarinet)