Evan Marien is a 28-year-old composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist raised in Decatur, Illinois and now living in Brooklyn, New York. Primarily known for his playing on the electric bass, he has been featured in multiple publications such as Downbeat, Bass Guitar UK, Bass Player Magazine US, Bass Guitar Japan and many others. In 2009 he graduated from Berklee College of Music and soon after he was honored by the Bass Player Magazine Readerâ€™s Choice Awards, voted as one of the top three Most Exciting New Players in the world.
Known well for his versatility he has recorded or performed with a staggering list of names, some of which are Grammy-award-winning musicians like Jack DeJohnette and Terri Lynn Carrington.
A short list of whom Evan has performed (or recorded) with: Elliot Moss, Outasight, Tanya Morgan, Nitty Scott MC, notable producers Jason Goldstein and 6 Sense, Jack DeJohnette, Marko Djordjevic's Sveti, David Fiuczynski (KiF), Mike Slott, Diane Badie, Virgil Donati, Justin Brown, Ruslan Sirota, Marco Sfogli, Tim Miller, Greg Howe, Global Noize w/ Jason Miles and DJ Logic, Sean Nowell and The Kung Fu Masters, Morgan James, Lara Johnston, Tessanne Chin (The Voice), Terri Lyne Carrington, Ari Hoenig, Kenwood Dennard, Zach Danziger (Stix Beiderbecke), Sebastiaan Cornelissen, Fred Wesley, Tyshawn Sorey, 6 Figures w/ Nigel Hall, Steve Hunt, Brian Culbertson and many other incredible music makers and instrumentalists.
Working alongside Joel Beckerman and his company ManMadeMusic, he's composed for AT&T and the legendary football team the Dallas Cowboys. He has also composed, produced and mixed tracks for Dirtondirt.com and NYC based EDM group Baby Raptors. Also known for the ability to transform and re-imagine songs he's remixed the likes of Elliot Moss, Mark Guiliana, Knower, Tango Espejo, The Karma Exchange, Jesse Fischer and Soul Cycle and more.
Evan is an Artist Endorser for Markbass amps and effects, Pigtronix pedals, Source Audio EFX pedals, Callowhill basses, Ken Smith basses, Campbell American basses, GHS strings and Gruv Gear cases and bags.