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Short Bio:

Evan Oberla is a dynamic artist based in New Orleans arriving at an intersection between catchy melodic singalongs and instantaneous adventurous improvisation, all the while maintaining a fresh soulful groove. This multi-instrumentalist songwriter & producer thrives in the moment of the now and invites the listener along the journey of expression and harmony.

Hailing from a diverse musical career of jazz, funk, pop, avant garde, brass bands & roots music, Evan emanates a style at once familiar to the ear yet uniquely his own.

Longer Bio:

Evan believes that music is a powerful voice in the dynamic of society, and that the artist's responsibility is to not only point out the truth of the matter, but to shine a little love.

After graduating with a degree in trombone and getting started in nightclubs in Columbus, Ohio, Evan has spent the better half of his career on the road with acts big and small, traversing the country playing shows, festivals and recording sounds.

He has toured & performed with acts such as O.A.R., Allen Stone, Elle King, Miss Mojo, Mike Dillon, Sexual Thunder!, Brass Lightning, Wyclef Jean, Spoon, and many more.


Link to music:

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Evan Oberla - plant shop Wall

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Evan Trombone Field

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