Albert Lee
Kerry Livgren
Steve Morse
John Ferraro (Clint Black)
Mike Portnoy
Marco Minneman
Neal Morse
Koen Herfst (Armin van Buuren)
Flying Colors
Jay Graydon
Leland Sklar
Roine Stolt

Bob Ezrin
Michael Brauer
Jim Cox (Ringo Starr)
Peter Collins
Galactic Cowboys
Professor Elemental
John Petrucci
Steve Lukather
Mike Finnigan
David Foster

Dixie Dregs
McCrary Sisters (Bob Dylan)
Proto Kaw
Marco Giovino & Byron House (Robert Plant)
John Elefante (Kansas, Katy Perry)
Mark Degli Antoni (Soul Coughing)
Sterling Ball
Angelfire (Steve Morse)
Pete Trewavas
Steve Vai

Academic Publications

A Process for Repairing Musical Performances in Live Progressive Rock Recordings and Implementation with Major and Independent Label Commercial Albums
Ph.D. Thesis
Manchester Metropolitan University

Belexes: A Digital Clay-Based 3D Virtual Audio Workstation with Volumetric Haptic Display
Extended Research Project
Glasgow University / Manchester Metropolitan University

A Digital Clay-based Virtual Audio Workstation
Conference Talk
Manchester Metropolitan University Symposium

The Yamaha WX5 and Microtonal Performance
Conference Paper
Oxford University Bates Collection Conference

A Composition-Based Interface for Popular Music Production
Conference Paper, Performance
Seventh International Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology

A Microtonal Hardware/Software Hybrid Instrument
Conference Paper
Eighth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology

An Introduction to the Microtonal WX7
Conference Paper
Anatomy of Listening Conference

Informing Microtonal Performance through Listening
Conference Paper
Listening to Music Conference

A Latency-Free Remote Music Collaboration System
Conference Talk, Demonstration
Glasgow University Symposium

Research Grants

Name: ORS Research Scholarship
Issuer: Higher Education Funding Council for England
Awarded for: Belexes: A New Model for Music Production

Name: KEIF Research Award
Issuer: Manchester Metropolitan University
Awarded for: Design and Construction of a Volumetric Haptic Display


Bill studied for his PhD in the Department of Contemporary Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University in England and the Science and Music Research Group in the Department of Engineering at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He also holds High Honours degrees in Computer Science and Psychology from Clark University in the United States, and a minor in Mathematics. His industry work includes Director of Web Development for the Internet America Corporation, and Lead Audio Software Engineer for SeaSound LLC under Tom Oberheim. As a volunteer, Evans served as a Senior Counsellor for the United Way of Central Massachusetts, and as an EMT under the Massachusetts State Police during which he received an Honorary Commendation. Evans is a Voting Member of the National Academy of Recordings Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). His album sales charts as producer include a #1 national position for the Flying Colors release, Live in Europe. Bill is an avid ferret enthusiast, and hails from Brooklyn, New York.