Evan Captain Trio

Jazz Piano

Accomplished jazz pianist, accompanist, and Seattle local, Evan has brought his unique class and style to audiences all over the Northwest. His energetic trio honors classic repertoire with fresh, soulful new life.

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Photo: Jake Chaplin at Paragon

Bio

Evan has performed at jazz clubs and private parties throughout the northwest. He's featured regularly in the Piano Starts Here series, curated in partnership with KNKX radio. Past performances include The Pink Door, Royal Room, Vito's, and Hotel Sorrento.When performing with a trio, Evan regularly features Cornish and UW Jazz school students, and many local legends - keeping close to the heart and tradition of Seattle music lineage.Evan currently accompanies ballet classes at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and has also worked with Evergreen City Ballet and Spectrum Dance Theater. He feels inspired to help teachers give students skills to dance to their fullest potential.His piano influences include energetic players like Ahmad Jamal, Dave Brubeck, Vince Guaraldi, Thelonious Monk, and Bud Powell.

Other Projects

Press and other links
Happy Times Sad Times (Bass)
SoftBoiled (Bass)
Erin Rae and the Heartbeets (Keyboards)
Sam Parkin (Bass)
Rat Queen (Bass)
Alberta and the Dead Eyes (Bass, Piano)
Antonioni (Bass)
Sean Croizier (Bass, Rhodes)
Lindstrom and the Limit (Guitars, Keyboards)
The Drifter Luke (Keyboards)
Dusty (Keyboards)

Contact

For booking, sessions, and other inquiries, drop a line below!

Events

Upcoming:9/3 - 7-10pm Piano Trio at the Sorrento Hotel w/ Moe Weisner and Evan Woodle9/7 - Softboiled at Chop Suey9/17 - private event10/7 - Piano Trio at Pink Door Seattle10/21 - Piano Trio at Pink Door Seattle

Past:
2022
7/7 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at Nectar Lounge7/8 - Piano Trio at the Pink Door Seattle w Brad Gibson and Jonti Siman 7-10pm7/16 - The Drifter Luke at Conor Byrne7/17 - Softboiled w/ Wimps at Addaball7/23 - Softboiled w/ Coach Phillips at Conor Byrne7/29 - 7-10 pm Piano Trio w Kelsey Mines7/31 - Sam Parkin @ Addaball8/5 - 7-10pm Piano Trio @ Pink Door Seattle8/6 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at Tractor Tavern8/27 - 7-10pm Piano trio @ Pink Door Seattle6/3 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at Conor Byrne - Ballard6/4 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at Burien Pridefest6/9 - Sam Parkin at Conor Byrne6/12 - Studio Session w Lindstrom and the Limit6/24 - Piano Trio at the Pink Door Seattle4/20 - Paragon Weekly Jazz4/22 - Piano Trio at The Pink Door4/27 - FINAL Paragon Weekly Jazz Night5/6 - Piano Trio at the Pink Door5/18 - KNKX FM Presents: Piano Starts Here at the Royal Room5/20 - Piano Trio at the Pink Door3/17 - Softboiled at The Sunset3/19 - Erin Rae and the HeartBeets at the Kraken Game3/30 - Paragon weekly jazz w/ Osama Afifi4/2 - Private Event4/6 - Paragon Weekly Jazz4/8 - Piano trio at The Pink Door, Paul Gabrielson on bass and Brad Gibson on drums4/9 - Softboiled w Linda From Work at Belltown Yacht Club4/13 - Sam Parkin at the Sunset[3/12 - Uncleholic at the Monkey Pub]()3/9 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w/ Erin Murray[3/4 - Piano Trio at The Sorrento Hotel]()3/2 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w Ray Larsen2/9 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w/ Erin Murray2/12 - Cafe Racer w/ Softboiled2/14 - Valentines Day at the Pink Door2/16 - Paragon Weekly Jazz ft. Trevor Eulau on guitar and D'Andre Fontanelle on drums2/19 - Pink Door Trio - Jonti Siman and Brad Gibson2/25 - Hotel Sorrento Fireside Lounge - piano trio 7-10pm1/7 - Pink Door Trio w/ Joe Eck and Forrest Marowitz1/12 - Paragon Wednesday Jazz w/ Marina Christopher1/12 - Private Event1/19 - Paragon Wednesday Jazz w/ Osama Afifi and Larry Mahlis1/22 - Pink Door Trio w/ Jonti Siman and Brad Gibson1/26 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w/ Osama Afifi, bass1/28 - Trio at Hotel Sorrento - Jonti Siman on bass and Evan Woodle on drums1/27 - Pink Door Trio - Jonti Siman on bass and Evan Woodle on drums2/2 - Paragon weekly jazz w Ray Larsen 2/4 - Pink Door Trio w/ Forrest Marowitz on bass and Joe Eck on drums2021
12/22 - Paragon Weekly jazz w/Erin Murray
12/18 - 7-10pm at Hotel Sorrento Jazz Trio W/Forrest Marowitz and Thomas Campbell12/15 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w/Kelsey Mines and Thomas Campbell12/11 - 7-10pm at Hotel Sorrento Jazz Trio W/Larry Mahlis and Dune Butler12/10 - Private Event12/8 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w/Joe Eck and David Salonen12/5 - Private Event12/4 - Uncleholic at Kay's Bday bash at the Sunset Tavern12/1 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w/Ray Larsen11/25 - Paragon weekly Jazz w/ Abbey Blackwell and Evan Woodle
11/17 - Paragon Weekly Jazz
11/19 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at the High Dive11/10 - Paragon Weekly Jazz w/ David Salonen and Thomas Campbell11/5 - Jazz trio at Sorrento Hotel, w/Jonti Siman and Brad Gibson11/4 - Jazz trio at Sorrento Hotel, w/Jonti Siman and Evan Woodle11/3 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Joe Eck10/27 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Thomas Campbell and David Salonen10/20 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Ray Larsen10/13 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Jonti Siman and D'andre Fontanelle10/9 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at the Tractor Tavern10/6 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Joe Eck9/29 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Jonti Siman and Thomas Campbell9/22 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Erin Murray9/8 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Joe Eck9/1 -Paragon weekly jazz - Kelsey Mines and Ray Larsen8/25 - Paragon weekly jazz - Evan and Erin Murray8/21 - w/Lindstrom and the Limit at Barboza8/21 - Private Event w/ Evan Captain Trio8/19 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at Kirkland Performing Arts Center8/18 - Paragon weekly jazz w/Joe Eck and Jonti Siman)8/11 - Paragon weekly jazz - Evan and Erin Murray8/4 -Paragon weekly jazz - Kelsey Mines and Thomas Campbell8/5 - The Drifter Luke at Conor Byrne8/7 - Erin Rae and the Heartbeets at Chateau San Michelle7/28 - Paragon weekly jazz - w/ Joe Eck7/22 - Conor Byrne w/ Sam Parkin7/22 - Conor Byrne w/ Sam Parkin7/16 - Private Event6/4 - Private Event4/30 - Private Event4/23 - Jimi Hendrix Park w Beverly Crusher2/27 - studio session w/The Drifter Luke202012/31 - Evan Captain Trio at Paragon New Years Eve Supper Club - w/Lady A, Lauren Napier12/16 - KNKX Presents The Music Of Charlie Brown Christmas11/28 - Sessions in Place: The Drifter Luke3/11 - DJ set at Revolver Bar3/4 - Sam Parkin with Power Bleeder at Conor Byrne2/14 - Happy Times Sad Times FINAL SHOW at the Sunset Tavern - w Black Ends and Antonioni2/12 - Rat Queen at the Black Lodge2/10 - Sam Parkin at the Sunset Tavern w Coach Phillips2/7 - Recording Session w/ Yeah No Totally1/27 - Recording Session W/Sam Parkin1/25 - Rat Queen at Seattle Pop-Punk Fest 20201/17 - Evan Captain Trio at the Parliament Tavern1/10 - Private Event201912/28 - Evan Captain Trio at the Sorrento Hotel Fireside Lounge12/21 - Evan Captain Trio at Paragon Seattle12/16 - Charlie Brown Christmas at the Royal Room12/15 - In-Studio with Sam Parkin at Whalehouse Studios12/14 - Rat Queen at the Twilight Cafe, Portland, Or12/13 - Rat Queen at Lucky Liquor12/9 - The Drifter Luke @ The Sunset12/7 - Happy Times Sad Times at the Sunset12/6-8 - In the Studio with The Drifter Luke11/23 - Evan Captain Trio at The Sorrento Hotel Fireside Lounge11/18 - The Drifter Luke @ the Spanish Ballroom, Tacoma11/10 - Rat Queen at the Kraken Lounge10/25 Rat Queen at PunktoberFest10/20 - Sam Parkin at The Sunset10/15 - Rat Queen at the Vera Project, opening for Bad Cop/ Bad Cop10/11 - Private Event10/5 - The Eagles Lodge, for Sam Parkin's Album release, ft Antonioni & medium Weekend10/4 - High Dive - The Drifter Luke, Lindstrom and the Limit Album Release9/25 - Royal Room - Piano Trio, Ft. Sean Crozier & Elena Loper9/21 - The Black Lodge - Happy Times Sad Times, supporting other Den Tapes artists9/15 - Mirage Garage - Yeah No Totally, supporting Marcos Mena (of Standards)9/14 - Jupiter Bar - Beverly Crusher9/13 - Conor Byrne - The Drifter Luke, supporting Heels to the Hardwood9/9 - So Far Sounds - Lindstrom and the Limit9/6 - Vera Project - Happy Times Sad Times, supporting Peach Kelli Popand many more....

Evan Captain Trio at Paragon New Years Eve Supper Club - w/Lady A, Lauren Napier

KNKX Presents The Music Of Charlie Brown Christmas 12/16/2020

Home For The Holidays Charity Fundraiser - Played bass for Rat Queen's submission 12/13/2020

The Drifter Luke for Sessions in Place 11/28/2020

the drifter luke session

Photo: JP Martin, for Sessions in Place

Darlin', a Quarantine album by Sean Croizier

Couch Cats, a Quarantine Project with Brad Laina and Will Mapp