Art in the Evening

Art in the Evening
5:20 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Ms. Fortner by day, Ms. Brene’ by night

Madelyn Brene' Fortner aims to make her mark in the world through her music.
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We all must embrace the realization that you have to be a caterpillar before you can become a butterfly.

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Art in the Evening
8:14 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Evan Jones Trio bassist Pitts finds 'message' in music

Chris Pitts plays bass for the Tyler-based Evan Jones Trio.
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The American psychologist Abraham Maslov said “A musician must make music, an artist must paint, and a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.”

Those words have living evidence in the form of a young double bass player named Chris Pitts. 

A native of Long Beach, Calif., Pitts spent the majority of his youth in the creative melting pot of Seattle. Pitts’ introduction to music came behind a drum set in high school band. After graduation, Pitts almost joined the military, but after his family moved to Texas, Pitts decided to try college.

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