Everette DeVan

Everette grew up in Pueblo, Colorado where he attended the Colorado Conservatory of Music. He came to Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 18 and has made this his home ever since.

He has been a featured Jazz Organist, well known locally, nationally and internationally for his long-standing contributions to the Jazz tradition.

He serves as the Chairman of the Board at The Greater Kansas City Mutual Musician’s Foundation, The Entertainment Coordinator and a valued member of the board of directors at The Swope Parkway Comprehensive Health Center Jazz Outreach Program and is on staff at the Kansas City, Kansas Community College, teaching Music Theory and History and conducting classes dealing with the business side of the music industry.

Professional designations

  • Chairman of the Board:
    Greater Kansas City Mutual Musicians Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors,
    Entertainment Coordinator:
    Swope Parkway Comprehensive Health
    Center Jazz Outreach Program
  • On Staff:
    Kansas City Kansas
    Community College, Music Dept

Honorary Designations


  • East of the Sun
  • The Real Thing
  • 8th and Central (Jim Mair)
  • Night Love
  • This is ssSlick


  • Charles Earland Jazz Cruises
  • Cultural Exchange: Madagascar, Africa "Madajazzcar"
  • Dome Hotel, Tokyo