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Orrin  Evans

Releases as Leader


#knowingishalfthebattle

"#knowingishalfthebattle"

1. #knowingishalfthebattle (Matthew Evans Remix)
2. Calls
3. When Jen Came In
4. Chiara
5. Kooks
6. You Don't Need a License to Drive
7. Half the Battle
8. Heavy Hangs the Head That Wears the Crown
9. Doc's Holiday
10. Slife
11. That's All
12. Zeni Bea
13. #knowingishalfthebattle (Snarky) [Matthew Evans Remix]

Featuring an all-star lineup including Kurt Rosenwinkel, Kevin Eubanks, Luques Curtis, Mark Whitfield Jr., Caleb Wheeler Curtis and M'Balia Singley.

Smoke Sessions Records, 2016

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The Evolution of Oneself

"The Evolution of Oneself"

1. All the Things You Are (Prelude)
2. For Miles
3. Genesis I (Interlude)
4. Autumn Leaves
5. Wildwood Flower
6. Sweet Sid
7. Genesis II (Interlude)
8. Jewels & Baby Yaz
9. Iz Beatdown Time
10. Spot It You Got It
11. Genesis III (Interlude)
12. Feb 13th
13. A Secret Place
14. Ruby Red
15. Tsagli's Lean
16. Professor Farworthy
17. All the Things You Are (Springtime Feathers)
18. All the Things You Are

Smoke Sessions Records, 2015
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"Liberation Blues"

1. Devil Eyes (Dwayne Burno)
2. Juanita (Dwayne Burno)
3. A Lil' D.A.B. a do Ya (Orrin Evans)
4. A Free Man? (Donald Brown)
5. Liberation Blues (Orrin Evans)
6. Simply Green (Orrin Evans)
7. Anysha (Trudy Pitts)
8. Meant to Shine (Orrin Evans)
9. Mumbo Jumbo (Paul Motian)
10. How High the Moon (Morgan Lewis / Nancy Hamilton)
11. The Theme (Miles Davis)
12. Encore: The Night has a Thousand Eyes (Jerry Brainin / Buddy Bernier)

Smoke Sessions Records, 2014
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Captain Black Big Band - Mothers Touch
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Captain Black Big Band: "Mothers Touch"

1. In My Soul
2. Explain It to Me
3. Mother's Touch Pt. I
4. Dita
5. Tickle
6. Maestra
7. Water Babies
8. Mother's Touch Pt. II
9. Prayer for Columbine

Posi-tone Records, 2014
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It Was Beauty
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"...It was beauty"

1. Black Elk Speaks
2. African Song
3. Blues Connotation
4. Commitment
5. Dorm Life
6. Rockin' Chair
7. Ellipsis
8. Hats Off To Rebay
9. Ribisconsia
10. My Tribute

Criss Cross Jazz, 2013
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Flip the Script

1. Question
2. Clean House
3. Flip The Script
4. When
5. Big Small
6. A Brand New Day
7. TC's Blues
8. Someday My Prince Will Come
9. The Answer
10. The Sound Of Philadelphia

Posi-tone Records, 2012



Freedom

1. One For Honor
2. Gray's Ferry
3. Shades Of Green
4. Dita
5. Time After Time
6. Hodge Podge
7. Oasis
8. As Is
9. Just Enough

Posi-tone Records, 2011



Captain Black Big Band

1. Art Of War
2. Here's The Captain
3. Inheritance
4. Big Jimmy
5. Captain Black
6. Easy Now
7. Jena 6

Posi-tone Records, 2011



Faith in Action

1. Don't Call Me Wally
2. Faith In Action
3. Wheel Within A Wheel
4. Appointment In Milano
5. Matthews Song
6. Beattitudes
7. MAT-Mat
8. Love Remains
9. Two Steppin With Dawn
10. Why Not

Posi-tone Records, 2010



Easy Now

1. Captain Black
2. Bm
3. For De
4. Don't Fall Off The L.e.j.
5. Easy Now
6. Bonus Round
7. Dance On The Moon
8. Dorm Life
9. Song For My Father
10. Don't Fall Off The L.e.j. (cont.)

Criss Cross Jazz, 2009



The Trio - Live in Jackson, Mississippi ("White boy you don't know nothin' bout no barbeque")

1. Dorm Life
2. Simply Green
3. Autumn Leaves
4. Lift Every Voice and Sing
5. Libra
6. Captain's Prelude

Imani, 2006



The Band - Live at Widener University

1. Two Faces of Nasheet
2. Umoja
3. Jd's Revenge
4. We Both Tried
5. Wtc 911
6. Autumn Leaves
7. We Fall Down

Imani, 2005



Mean't to Shine

1. M.B.B.S.
2. Professor Farworthy
3. Dawn Marie
4. Don't Write No Shit About Me
5. Elevation
6. Meant To Shine
7. Commitment
8. JD's Revenge

Palmetto, 2002



Deja Vu

1. I Want to Be Happy
2. Explain It to Me
3. 5-4-94
4. When Jen Came In
5. Rhythm-A-Ning
6. Dorm Life
7. Monroe
8. I Love You
9. Big Jimmy

Imani, 2001





Blessed Ones

1. Autumn Leaves
2. Two Faces Of Nasheet
3. Anysha I
4. Some Other Blues
5. Blessed One The Eternal Truth
6. The Inchworm
7. Bright Size Life
8. I Will Wait For You
9. Anysha Ii

Criss Cross Jazz, 2001





Listen to the Band

1. I Want To Be Happy
2. In His Place
3. Mat-Matt
4. There Is A Quiet Place
5. For Miles
6. Dorm Life
7. Forgiven
8. Diva Black

Criss Cross Jazz, 2000



Grown Folk Bizness

1. Rocking Chair
2. Firm Roots
3. That Old Feeling
4. The Elm
5. Bernie's Tune
6. Volition
7. Rhythm-A-Ning
8. Toy Tune
9. Route 80 East

Criss Cross Jazz, 1999



Captain Black

1. Explain It To Me
2. Captain Black
3. Big Jimmy
4. Come
5. Calvary
6. My Romance
7. Don't Fall Off The L.e.j.
8. Four

Criss Cross Jazz, 1998



Justin Time

1. Dorm Life
2. Yummy
3. It Had To Be You
4. My Shining Hour
5. Mom
6. Autumn Leaves
7. If I Were A Bell
8. Tune Up
9. Justin Time

Criss Cross Jazz, 1997




Releases as Co-Leader


Luvpark

1. Luv Theme
2. C Jam
3. Luv Biscuit
4. Soul Dancer
5. Apple Street
6. The L.E.J.
7. We Both Tried
8. It Ain't Hip Hop
9. Dorita
10. Boffadem
11. Fade Away
12. Libra

Imani



Tarbaby

1. Intro
2. Awake Nu
3. O
4. Being in Nothingness
5. Iz Beatdown Time
6. Othello
7. Psalm 150:2
8. Tar Baby

Imani



Tarbaby, End of Fear

1. E-Math
2. Brews
3. Heads
4. Unity
5. Jena 6
6. Sailin' On
7. Lonesome Me
8. November '80
9. Hesitation
10. Tails
11. Tough Love
12. Abacus

Posi-tone Records




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