Evan Sherman

Evan Sherman is currently a student at Millburn High School in New Jersey. He began playing the drums at age 5, inspired by Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones). At 11, Evan toured 10 European cities with the Sussex County Youth Orchestra. He has played at many clubs in the New York Metro area including Smalls, Fat Cat, Jules, Puppet’s, Trumpets, Shanghai Jazz, Cecil?s and other venues. For 4 years, Evan performed at the Jazz Standard every Sunday with the Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra. He continues to lead a trio at Samurai Sushi in New Jersey every Saturday for over 2 years.
Evan has developed by attending programs such as New Jersey Performing Arts Center?s Jazz for Teens program and Jazz in July at UMass Amherst. In 2009, Evan attended the Vail Jazz Workshop where he studied with one of his idols, Lewis Nash.
In January 2010, he performed at various events for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California as part of the Grammy Jazz Ensemble.
Growing up in the New York area has made it possible to play with many top jazz musicians including: Kenny Burrell, Abraham Burton, Roy Hargrove, Hubert Laws, John Lee, James Moody, Tim Ries, Dave Stryker, Julius Tolentino, Mark Whitfield, Steve Wilson and many others. Evan has studied with many esteemed jazz artists in the New York area and is currently studying with drummers, Neal Smith, Willie Jones III, and others.