The Music of

Evan Captain




Based in Seattle, Evan is a multi-instrumentalist, composing and performing in numerous projects in myriad genres. His personal goal is to expand on the classic and contemporary jazz canon, learning as much as possible in the process.


Evan's music has been featured in numerous films, and he regularly produces and collaborates in projects in the Pacific northwest. He's worked in the studio with with legendary Seattle producers Glenn Lorbecki (Dave Matthews, the Violent Femmes), and Elan Wright (Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis, Sol). Other notable contributions include Lindstrom and the LimitThe Drifter LukeJason Lerman, and others.  

Rain Machine - Jazz

Dante and the Mirrors - Folk

Antonioni - Alternative

Rap Ghost - Hip Hop

Another Ghost - Post-Genre



Upcoming shows

Evan has played sets at Seattle's Cafe Racer, The Royal Room, the Crocodile, Barboza, Conor Byrne, Chop Suey, The Blue Moon, Columbia City Theater, The High Dive, Substation and many more. See below to find out where you can catch him next.

Seattle - November 1st, The Tractor Tavern - w/ Dante and the Mirrors

Seattle - November 11th - Substation  - w/ RapGhost

Portland - December 18th - Turn! Turn! Turn! - w/ Dante and the Mirrors

Seattle - December 19th - Charlie Brown Christmas @ the Royal Room

Seattle - December 27th  - The Sunset - w/ Dante and the Mirrors

Past Shows

Seattle - October 21st, Barboza - w/ Antonioni

Seattle - October 17th, The Royal Room - w/ Rain Machine

Seattle - October 13th, The Blue Moon Tavern - w/ Dante and the Mirrors

Seattle - October 2nd, The Crocodile Back Bar -  w/ Antonioni

Seattle - October 1st, Barboza - w/ Rap Ghost

Seattle - September 14th, Conor Byrne - w/ Dante and the Mirrors



News & Updates




New show date announced!  come to the Royal Room in Columbia City on 10/17 and see some of the new tunes we've been working on.  Forrest, Jim, and Joe to feature heavily on Bass, Guitar, and Drums respectively. I'll be playing piano in particular. 


Wrapped up day two of recording at the Royal Room! Such warm vibes - can't wait to share all this new music. now to mixing it all.

2/10/2016 - Film Music!

My music was featured in the recent Documentary "Last Stand for Lelu"! I'm happy my art could be used to support awareness of indigenous rights. http://www.laxuula.com/


In . Out

by Evan Captain and the Rain Machine