Dr Damian Evans is a double bassist, educator and researcher who completed his PhD studies at TU Dublin where he was awarded the Fiosraigh Dean of Graduates award. A research associate of the Research Foundation for Music in Ireland, he has lectured at University College Dublin and has co-edited The Musicology Review (UCD). He established the Galway Jazz Club and Galway Jazz Festivals before moving to Dublin where he is established the Jazz Studies reading group and founded the  Documenting Jazz conference in Dublin. He served as Honorary Secretary for the Society for Musicology in Ireland (2019-2021) and is book review editor for the Jazz Perspectives journal. In addition to working as a freelance double bassist, Damian is a musician educator on the Music Generation Meath and Louth panels and teaches both early childhood music and strings in primary schools.

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