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WXXI Classical 91.5 is in the process of building a resource of photos and brief biographical information about musicians of African descent. This resource is by no means complete, and we rely on you to help us build the site by sharing your information. Please click on the alphabetical groupings below to begin your discovery.

Evan Cannon, double bass

A native of Fairfax, Virginia, bassist Evan Cannon began his musical studies at the age of eight. He is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music where he was a scholarship student under Jeremy McCoy. Since then, Evan has had the opportunity to work with conductors such as Emile De Cou, Rodrick Cox, Elizabeth Shultz, and Philippe Entremont. He has performed multiple times on stage with the National Symphony Orchestra. He has also participated in Master Classes with notable bassists Ira Gold, Duncan McTier, and Robert Oppelt. Mr. Cannon is currently a freelance musician in New York City.