Richard Evans


Richard Evans | Funky 16 Corners | tc435

Song writer, arranger, band leader and record producer Richard Evans who, alongside or working in conjunction with Charles Stepney, created the Cadet Records sound, died in early October 2014 as reported by Funky 16 Corners.

Mr Evans was born in Alabama, but moved in Chicago, played on many recording sessions before doing so much at the Chess subsidiary Cadet Records where he is associated closely with the recordings of Ramsey Lewis, Dorothy Ashby, Odell Brown and the Organizers, Terry Callier, Marlena Shaw, and the Soulful Strings.

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