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Roger Evernden

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Roger Evernden is a British composer and musician.
Roger tells this story: "My grandparents had a lovely old upright piano - with a fascinating history. The piano was on-board one of the Cunard liners in the early 20th century. During a storm, the piano slid across the room crashing into the wall and cracking the piano frame! My grandfather - an engineer - bought the piano from Cunard, despite being told that it was impossible to repair… but he added a sturdy bracket and several solid bolts, and the piano took pride of place in their front room - the best room of the house. I was fascinated by this piano, and took every opportunity as a young child to play it. "
These early music explorations provided the seeds for a lifetime playing and composing. In the 1960s and 70s, influenced by bands and composers such as The Beatles and Brian Eno, He experimented with ambient sounds, modified instruments, tape recorders, and composition forms, and in the 1970s composed with VCS3 synthesizers at Goldsmiths Electronic Music Studio in London.
During the 70s & 80s he played and wrote songs with bands, including Capital Chaps, and Watch My Lips.
Glebe (1990) was re-released in 2015.
The solo piano albums Improvation (2014) and The Journey We All Make (2016), and The Innocence of Spring (2018) have a unique melodic blend of classical, new age, jazz, and improvisation. The Nocturnes will be released as a set of singles in 2018 and 2019.

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