'Bouncin' is the latest single from electro-jazz duo Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins. Inspired by video game soundtracks and complex time signatures, 'Bouncin' features Mario Camarena from the band CHON on guitar.
Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins is a unique partnership who individually have worked with Allan Holdsworth, Wayne Krantz, Snarky Puppy, Jack DeJohnette, Jeremy Pelt, Stanley Clarke, Meshell Ndegeocello, Esperanza Spalding; has also been featured in Modern Drummer (US) and in Bass Player Magazine (US, UK, Japan). The rise of the rhythm section is emblematic of our brave new world where musical conventions are often turned on their head.
This is the case with extra ordinary bass and drum team of Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins, who lead from the front and build their sound from the bottom up to create a progressive fusion, splicing genres, technology and technique in a dazzling display that’s already racked up hundreds of thousands of views on their YouTube channel and earned them a worldwide following.
Showcasing their unique partnership through high definition videos – that combine slick visuals with high-intensity interaction – they now perform as a powerful live duo, utilizing Ableton Live to bring their cutting edge production skills into the live arena. Surfing the post-Squarepusher/Thundercat/Flying Lotus wave of progressive instrumental music where jazz, electronica, beat culture and heavy bass collide, Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins appeal to the heart, head and hips as two of the brightest stars in the global groove firmament.
The electro-jazz duo has just announced their latest album “Parallels” will be released on December 8th, 2020 featuring guests like Mario Camarena from CHON, Cory Wong, J3PO, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, and Steve Hunt.
Listen to the new single: Here