Orrin Evans

March 10, 2017

Acclaimed New York City piano sensation & chart-topping recording artist, Orrin Evans, returned to the Rubber City to kick off a two-night residency at BLU in support of the all-new album, “#knowingishalfthebattle,” on Smoke Sessions Records! Featuring Orrin Evans, Madison Rast, Byron Landham.
(photos by Cindy Nichols Photography)

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