Okayplayer Review of BANG
Neal Evans BANG 92 Soulive organist, Neal Evans, comes fourth with a set that’s more explosive than even his solo debut title suggest. Bang takes the legendary Soulive sound to places previously unexpected, adding dramatic additions to an appreciated and tried blueprint. Recognized textures to the Soulive formula are present, however, its normality is graciously absent as new territories of...
Jambase: A Chat with Neal Evans
“There is more to Neal Evans than even his voluminous resume with Soulive and Lettuce reveals. Evans is a tenacious keyboard explorer, punching keys and massaging pedals in search of new sounds, new rhythms, and perhaps most accurately, newness in the widest, freshest regard – very much the torchbearer of the visceral tradition of Brother Jack McDuff, Stevie Wonder, and Les McCann. Despite a...