Label: Self Produced
Nature; Life; Happiness; Love; Freedom; Art; Rhythm.
Additional Personnel / Information
Billie Davies: drums; Evan Oberla: piano, keyboards, trombone; Oliver Watkinson: bass; Ari Kohn: woodwinds; Iris P, Alie Porter: vocals.
“PERSPECTIVES II” RELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 27, 2018. BILLIE DAVIES trio Billie Davies - drums, Evan Oberla - piano/keys/trombone, Oliver Watkinson - bass Featuring: Ari Kohn - woodwinds, Iris P - vocals, Allie Porter - vocals PERSPECTIVES II was live recorded for sound and video at: Art Klub, New Orleans LA live recording date: June 1, 2018, 8 - 10 pm recording, mixing, mastering: Mike Davies video: Marion Hill Tracks Nature - 11:36, Life - 06:13, Happiness - 07:15, Love - 07:15, Freedom - 16:47, Art - 13:37, Rhythm - 14:45 Release date: September 27, 2018. “PERSPECTIVES II” "All of my music is improvisational... a conversation between musicians and musical instruments. A joint emotional expression inspired by a certain common feeling, thought or perspective in an instinctual, unpredictable, freely expressed improvisation exploring authentic feelings and inspirations that is being communicated to an audience, a listener, a community." - Billie Davies “PERSPECTIVES II”, is an all spontaneous, instinctive, intuitive improvisation inspired by 7 perspectives, words and 7 chakra musical keys, expressed by a quartet of piano / keys / trombone, baritone sax / flute, bass, drums and vocals / spoken word by 2 female vocalists. Perspectives that affect all human beings, regardless of race, nationality, culture, gender, creed, religion, politics, social status and personhood. Abstract Expressionist Improvisations Neither confused by the light Nor blinded by dogma, color or political correctness An ever evolving improvisation, a message to raise the awareness of life and living, love and loving from a deeply natural, instinctive perspective. A symphony to mother nature, to the tree of life and people. One big conversation where each artist responds to another artist’s call, where each and every action taken is in response to another, all being influenced by each other, all being one and one with mother nature. A spontaneous expression through sound, through words and through movement, all expressing perspectives of Nature, Life, Happiness, Love, Freedom, Art and Rhythm.
- Perspectives II by Jerome Wilson