Location: New Orleans
Born: December 10, 1955
Billie Davies is a jazz drummer and composer best known for her Avant-garde, Free Jazz, Avant-jazz and Nu 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. She played and performed all over Europe until immigrating to the United States at 32, where she has been active as a jazz musician ever since.
“Drummer/composer Billie Davies’ latest stop in her musical journey is a fruitful pairing of what she brought into New Orleans with what New Orleans brought to her.” (S Victor Aaron, Something Else!)
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Billie Davies - On Hollywood Boulevard
by Claude Loxhay - Belgium
Published: January, 2017
The Original Article appeared first in Jazz'Halo in the French language.
- Translation from French to English:
A native of Bruges, Billie Davies discovered the drums thanks to her grandfather