Evan Marien Uses:
According to Bass Player magazine, “there’s a new bass monster in town”.
Since graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2009 Evan has become one of the most talked about bass players in the world. Fans from across the globe praise his music and bass playing, regarding him as a new voice on the instrument.
Known well for his versatility and playing sideman roles for almost every genre of music. He has traversed microtonal free jazz with Jack DeJohnette and David Fiuczynski, played funk with Fred Wesley and Brian Culbertson, jazz-fusion with Greg Howe, hip hop with Outasight, pop rock with Greyson Chance, mixed-meter fusion with Virgil Donati and explored electronic music with LuckyMe artist/producer Mike Slott.
In the 2009 Bass Player Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards, Evan was voted as one of the top three Most Exciting New Players in the world, along with fellow Berklee grad Esperanza Spaulding and fellow Markbass artist Hadrien Feraud.
He has released 3 albums as a solo artist- “Between Worlds” (Art of Life Records 2009) featuring David Fiuczynski, “Here We Are” (2011) an EP featuring Iakov Kremenskiy, Louis Cato and Dana Hawkins, and recently a Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins live EP called “Collection” (2013). A new album is being planned for release Fall of 2013.
Evan has played or recorded with a long list of notable artists like Outasight, Greyson Chance, Tanya Morgan, producers Jason Goldstein (The Roots) and 6 Sense (Snoop), Jack DeJohnette, David Fiuczynski (KiF), Mike Slott, Virgil Donati, Ruslan Sirota, Marco Sfogli, Tim Miller, Greg Howe, Global Noize w/ Jason Miles and DJ Logic, Terri Lyne Carrington, Ari Hoenig, Kenwood Dennard, Joe Lovano, Wayne Krantz, Zach Danziger (Stix Beiderbecke), Ben Monder, Sebastiaan Cornelissen, John Blackwell, Joseph Wooten, Deantoni Parks, Fred Wesley, Greg Osby, Tyshawn Sorey, 6 Figures and Nigel Hall, Steve Hunt, Brian Culbertson, David Hernandez from American Idol and many many more incredible artists.
Music production credits include Dirtondirt.com, Tora (www.officialtora.com), Midwest Hackers, Tango Espejo, and of course his own music.
Evan is an Artist Endorser for Markbass amps and effects, Pigtronix pedals, Source Audio EFX pedals, Ken Smith basses, Campbell American basses, GHS strings and Mono Cases