Billie Davies

Billie Davies is a jazz drummer, composer and bandleader best known for her Avant-garde, Free Jazz and Avant-garde Jazz compositions since the mid nineties, and her improvisational drumming techniques she has performed in Europe and in the US. Billie Davies hails originally from Brugge, Belgium and mostly grew up on the Belgian Coast at the North Sea in Europe. She played and performed all over Europe, in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece until a move to the United States at 32 gave her an opportunity to play all over the west coast in Oregon and California. On November 14, 2013 while living in Hollywood, Billie Davies received the “Jazz Artist Of The Year” Award by the 23rd Annual Los Angeles Music Awards. In March of 2014 she made a permanent move to New Orleans.

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Avant-garde drummer Billie Davies’ new album “Hand in Hand In the Hand of the Moon”
By Matt Micucci
Published: December 19, 2015
The first New Orleans album by Billie Davies is a tribute to Danish avant-garde artist Serge Vandercam.
Billie Davies is an American female jazz drummer and composer, born in Bruges, Belgium on December 10, 1955. She is best known for her avant garde and avant-garde jazz compositions, as well as her revered improvisational drumming skills, that especially gained attention from the mid-nineties, after performing around Europe and the US.

She often quotes her mother Simone Clybouw as her biggest influence both on an artistic and personal level

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Hand In Hand In The Hand Of The Moon
Hand In Hand In The...
Cobra Basement
2015
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12 Volt
12 Volt
Cobra Basement
2013
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All About Love
All About Love
Self Produced
2012
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