Greg Evans

Visiting Lecturer

Greg Evans is a passionate and captivating performer, pedagogue and composer. His passion, energy, and facility on the drum set has given him experience across the spectrum of the music industry. Greg’s influence spans multiple milieus including live and studio recordings, clubs and music venues, festivals, and the classroom.

Evans earned his Masters of Music from Ithaca College (2011), and his Bachelor’s of Music from the Manhattan School of music (2009). He has studied with Gordon Stout, Justin DiCioccio, and John Riley.

Evans’ persistent, buoyant, and joyous groove has facilitated a fulfilling performing career. Evans has appeared with many artists including: Jonathan Batiste, Terence Blanchard, Chick Corea, Joey DeFrancesco, Melinda Doolittle, Kurt Elling, Robin Eubanks, Jimmy Heath, Joe Magnarelli, Eric Marienthal, Branford Marsalis, John Pizzarelli, Hank Roberts, Dave Samules, John Stetch, and Turkuaz.

Evans keeps an active teaching schedule, working at Ithaca College and Cornell University. He also maintains a robust private studio. By referencing many music traditions, Evans helps students assimilate sounds of the past to create the new sounds of the future.

Greg Evans