Richard Evans (2)

Richard Lee Cowan Evans

Also known as Evans, R. (Scooter) Evans, R. Evans, R. L. Evans, R. Lee Evans, R.Evans, Richard Evans, Richard Evens, Richard L. Evans, Richard Lee Evans, Rick Evans
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Discography of Richard Evans (2):

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Do-Re-Me-For-Soul (Use It Before You Lose It) 2 Audio 1979 Horizon Records & Tapes
2 Dealing With Hard Times 9 Audio 1972 Atlantic
3 Richard Evans 8 Audio 1979 Horizon Records & Tapes
4 Tumbacara / Capricorn One 2 Audio 2002 BOM
5 Richard Evans 8 Audio 1979 Horizon Records & Tapes
6 Do-Re-Me-For-Soul 2 Audio 1979 Horizon Records & Tapes
7 Richard's Almanac 10 Audio 1959 Argo Records
8 Dealing With Hard Times 9 Audio 1972 Atlantic
9 Richard Evans 8 Audio Monarch Record Mfg. Co.
10 Do-Re-Me-For-Soul / Burning Spear 2 Audio 1979 A&M Records
11 Richard Evans 8 Audio 1979 Horizon Records & Tapes
12 Richard Evans 8 Audio 2006-10-18 Horizon Records & Tapes
13 Dealing With Hard Times 9 Audio 1972 Atlantic
14 Do-Re-Me-For-Soul (Use It Before You Lose It) 2 Audio 1979 Horizon Records & Tapes


Bassist, composer, arranger and producer. Born in Birmingham, Alabama on December 30, 1932. Died on October 5, 2014 at the Metrowest Medical Center of Natick.

Evans is best known as producer and arranger for [l=Cadet Records] during the 1960s and early 1970s, working with artists like [a=Ramsey Lewis], [a=Marlena Shaw] and [a=Dorothy Ashby]. In the same period he also formed [b]The Soulful Strings[/b] with whom he recorded several albums.

In the 1970s and 1980s he worked as bassist and arranger with artists such as [a=Natalie Cole], [a=Peabo Bryson] and [a=Ahmad Jamal]. Currently he serves as a music professor in Boston. Richard Evans for a brief period in the late 50s was a member of [a=Sun Ra]'s Arkestra, playing on the early Ra album [m84360].


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