about

Evan Gregor is a New York City based acoustic and electric bassist. 

He has been hired as a sideman by masters including Gary Burton, Dave Liebman (working with his band “Expansions” as well as “Generations Quartet”), Phil Woods (appearing on multiple albums together including Phil’s second big band album), Bob Dorough, John Fedchock, Phil Markowitz, John McNeil, Vic Juris, Ed Cherry, Urbie Green, and is a member of drummer Bill Goodwin’s working trio.

He has toured internationally with Grammy Award winning vocalist Patti Austin, playing in a variety of acoustic and electric styles with ensembles from the Baltimore Symphony to radio big bands.

In 2023 he worked with the German WDR big band and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, recording and performing a retrospective of her work arranged by Chuck Owen and guest vocalist Melanie Charles.

He has also worked consistently with a broad range of artists including bands led by Christian Scott, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, Justin Kauflin, The Jimmy Heath Big Band, Zach Brock, Michael Dease, Bobby Avey, Grace Kelly, Miho Hazama and M_Unit, Matt Hollman, Brad Shepik, Jennifer Wharton’s Bonegasm, Christian Howes, Pete McCann, The New York BMI Jazz Orchestra, Meg Okura, Jon Ballantyne, The Mahavishnu Project, Migiwa Miyajima, Jihye Lee, Erica Seguine, Lynne Arriale and many others. He’s also a part of WDR pianist Billy Test’s working trio with Ian Froman on drums

He is a founding member and teacher at CampJazz in Delaware Water Gap, has taught at the Collective in New York City, has given a variety of clinics across the world.

Evan plays Moollon electric basses and Gallien-Krueger Amps

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  1. You Remind Me of Someone Pete McCann, Dave Liebman, Ian Froman, Jim Ridl 2010
  2. Way You Look Tonight Monty Alexander and Bill Goodwin
  3. Vic Juris Trio - Think of One 8:30
  4. Loose Nukes Danny Sher
  5. Where Have You Been? Matt Vashlishan

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Emotional Work, EFT & MeditatioN

Evan is also a certified facilitator of Clinical EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping,) and teaches different forms of meditation and inner work to help people work through their emotional challenges. He has a variety of resources for people interested in this work, which you can find on his inner work site – click here

Upcoming Dates

10/8 – John Fedchock Big Band @ Queens Overground Jazz Festival

10/16 – 24 Mexico Tour – Justin Kauflin Trio with Jimmy Macbride

10/25 – Jennifer Wharton’s Bonegasm – the Jazz Gallery

 

 

 

 

Reviews & Endorsements

“A first-call bassist in the Apple, no small feat with all the competition. A gentleman as well!”

– Dave Liebman

Reviews & Endorsements

“Evan Gregor plays all the good notes, has great time and can read anything. He is one of my favorite players.”

– Bill Goodwin

Reviews & Endorsements

“From a bandleader perspective, I’ve never worked with anyone who was better-prepared, more flexible and supportive than Evan. And he plays his ass off on electric and upright, any style, goes wherever you want to go”

– Christian Howes

Reviews & Endorsements

“One of the most significant musicians in New York City’s large jazz ensemble scene with amazing ability of reading and interplay”

– Miho Hazama

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