Zoë Evans was born in San Diego, CA. She started singing and playing piano at the young age of 3, studying with her piano teacher Lynn McPherson. She received the ‘Youngest Ever Performer’ trophy for performing at a piano recital at the age of 3. She studied with McPherson from ages 3-7, at which time she moved to Santa Fe, NM with her family.
At age 15, she began playing guitar and writing songs, which led to her recording her first album, ‘Raw’, in 2003, with her mentor and music teacher Nancy Kenney. In ‘05, she was nominated for a New Mexico Music Award for ‘Best Pop Song’, for the song ‘Build Up’, which she co-wrote with Grammy-winning producer Larry Mitchell.
Soon after graduating high school, she attended Berklee College of Music, where she studied Songwriting and Professional Music. Since then, she has performed at the House of Blues in Hollywood, Milk Bar in San Francisco and the Bowery Electric along with Rockwood Music Hall and other venues in NYC. Her single, ‘Again’, has received major radio play in the US along with Europe.
How long have you been creating music?
Do you have a preferred genre?
Tell us about your latest song, EP, or album.
This single was inspired by the start of my romance to my partner and love of 7 years. I wanted to tell the story of how we first met and show my love is still so strong for him after all these years.
Are there any challenging aspects to writing and/or recording your music?
Not having enough time for it. Lol
Has your style evolved since the beginning of you career?
Yes, my style has definitely changed and grown as I have developed as an artist. I’m always trying to challenge myself and improve in my music career.
What do you enjoy most about being a musician?
The escape of just being able to perform, write or play music. It’s like you step into another world and you’re so connected with the higher self and God I feel. It helps me to stay present and passionate.
Playing live or recording in studio? Do you have a preference?
Both, they’re so different!
Do you have a preference… vinyl records, cassettes, CDs, or downloads?
Vinyl for sure
Tell about a magical moment or positive experience that has happened through music.
I met my partner of 7 years through music, and have made so many friends and incredible connections because of it.
Are there any musicians who inspire you? What qualities do you admire about them?
So many. I’m really into Alicia Keys, she just seems to keep it so real and is still making hit records after such a long and rich career. She is an inspiration.
Would you like to travel to other countries to perform your music? If so, what would be your first stop?
Yes, definitely. I would love to perform in Greece, I have always wanted to visit one day.
Are you currently working on any projects we should look out for?
I am always thinking of the next project, which will most likely be an ep or single pretty soon here.
Is there something you would like to say, that we didn’t cover?
Thank you for letting me share my music and journey so far. If it weren’t for the amazing fans I have, I wouldn’t be able to do what I love the way that I do.