Evan Marcel LeFloch was born on November 14, 1976 in Scotch Plains, New Jersey to a British mother and a French father. When he was three, the family moved to Tampa, Florida and lived on Tampa Bay. This was where Evan developed his love for the water, building rafts, paddling canoes and fishing every day. He became a boy scout and earned the rank of Eagle Scout by the age of 15. He was SCUBA certified and his dive career ended shorty thereafter in the Bahamas with a bad case of decompression sickness (Benz), a helicopter ride and hyperbaric chamber treatment. For the last two years of high school Evan attended the Pinellas County Center for the Arts Program at Gibbs High School and studied piano performance, music theory and music technology. He was accepted into the music department at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and studied as many different styles as he could. Rollins afforded him the opportunity to work with musicians, writers and arrangers from Disney.
in 1997 Evan earned his private pilot's license. He has an endorsement in acrobatic flying and a high performance rating.
Big Tale - 2011 Evan LeFloch (Orange/Piano Album)- 2010 Thought for Food - 2008 Grand Prize Pineapple - 2008 Advent Soup - 2007 Low Tide - 2007 Sturgeon - 2005 Catch This - 2001 What If... - 1999 Something Catchy Sushi
current projects- Evan is working on producing "The Captain's Report" a regular video show, available on YouTube and Podcast with a focus on inspiring creativity in the viewer.
the 9th Annual MusicOz Awards Finalist - Needless to Say Featured on Pongid Radio Advice Show Me the Music Songwriting Contest 2009 Genre Finalist Rock - Coffee Shop Genre Semi-Finalist - Needless to Say 30-A Songwriters Festival One of the best singer/songwriter festivals in the country Junior's Cave Online Magazine featured article GuitarTam Music: Placement in TV, Film & New Media Selected for placement LES VIGNES D'OR - International Singing Competition & Song Contest 2008 Anapestic Tetrameter - Finalist
Music Distribution Evan's music can be found in most places where music is sold.
Physical Music CD Baby.
Be Our Friend!
Evan does outreaches and is a music therapy musician for some medical clinics. The research has been conclusive that patients heal better and lower their stress while playing and listening to music.
writing-producing-recording- Evan has co-written and recorded with several international recording artists..
Liz Hentschel Tammy Winn Outside the lines-Jayson Dibble Chenoah Morgan Sarah Bower Jayne Trinette
On Tuesday mornings when he is in Town, Evan plays at Havana Village, a Cuban restaurant with musical colleague Salvatore Protano. Their show is called, "The young and the old" and the music ranges from Flamenco guitar to old country songs.
Gary Kovar- since 1999, Gary has been managing much of the "behind the scenes" parts of Smallfish Adventures. From web and computer technology to digital audio recording, production and beyond, Gary's involvement has been a crucial part of Evan's success.
Evan can usually be found with a book nearby. As a card carrying member of the library, he always has something checked out. Reading has always been an important part of life, supplying creative ideas and expanding the realm of possibilities. Evan's favorite books are typically mystery novels.
Traveler- Evan loves to travel.. and has been to many countries and 49 states. C'mon hawaii, book a concert!
Kayaker- Evan led off a kayaking expedition of the red river in the summer of 2009. This resulted in a hole is his boat (dear Liza) and a matching hole is his leg. He still kayaks several times a month.
Camping- some of the best places to see, are best enjoyed while camping. Having spent hundreds of nights camping while touring the world.. Evan is not afraid to camp anywhere.
From a very early age, Evan has loved fishing. He and his dad would travel frequently to find the best sailfish, grouper and other saltwater sport fish. They traveled to Panama in February 2011 in search of Marlin, Tuna and other billfish.
Catholic Heart Workcamp- in the summer of 2000, Evan began his affiliation with CHWC. He and Eric spend many years touring with CHWC as a part of their music careers.
Disney World entertainment- in 1996, Evan started his affiliation with the Walt Disney World Company. As the top of the entertainment industry, there is always something to learn from Disney. He maintains his connection to Disney and was glad to be a part of the EPCOT Cast Choir for the candlelight processional performances.
Smallfish Adventures What's with the name?