BOSTON, Mass–One of the most successful singers to come out of Boston is someone you may have never even heard of. But you are about to in a big way.
After mega-successful CD’s in Asia, where censorship has worked in his favor (Lady Gaga was just banned in Indonesia), the big band music of Brian Evans is the prevailing genre throughout China, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and The Philippines. Translation: Evans has made millions without ever having had a release in America (and he was born in Haverhill). That, too, is about to change. Grammy Magazine names him among Norah Jones and Michael Buble’ as one of the most relevant new crooners of our time. (More to read and more pics)
[CAPTION: Brian Evans & Cher were seen shopping on Maui last year]