FREE Christmas Gift From Art Davis Studios

FREE Christmas Gift From Art Davis Studios Saying THANK YOU for all your support in 2018. All my music on my Bandcamp site is set to "Name Your Price" and that includes FREE!!!! I've got the entire Simmer Dim Waltz EP listed as well as selected tracks from my 2nd EP, HIckory Dreams and a … Continue reading FREE Christmas Gift From Art Davis Studios

Friday Favorite – 12-14-18 The Moderns – film score by Mark Isham

The Moderns, film score by Mark Isham Mark Isham is one of my favorite composers and musicians. He has scored dozens of film scores, as well as albums of jazz (he's a fantastic trumpet player) and electronica. The Moderns A struggling artist is hired to forge paintings, causing him to cross paths with his ex-wife … Continue reading Friday Favorite – 12-14-18 The Moderns – film score by Mark Isham

Friday Favorite 12-7-18 – In a Silent Way – Joe Zawinul

Original Version Joe Zawinul 1971 This piece of music and specifically this arrangement and recording had a huge impact on me. It seems to still to this day act as a model to follow. I would have been a Jr in High School at the time. I listened to it over and over and just … Continue reading Friday Favorite 12-7-18 – In a Silent Way – Joe Zawinul

Ambient Invention 1

Ambient Invention 1 is the first installment of a series of compositions I plan to release in 2019.  I'm wanting to move back to writing more classical, ambient, film score oriented pieces.  I decided to "take December off" and just relax through the holidays.  I ended up composing, performing, and mixing this piece yesterday night.  … Continue reading Ambient Invention 1

Friday Favorite 11-30-18 Aaron Copland – Our Town

Aaron Copland has been one of my favorite composers since I discovered him while I was in high school. His sound is so identifiable.  You instantly know it is Aaron Copeland as soon as the piece starts.  It has been labeled as Americana.  His brilliant use of pan-diatonic harmonies and very open string voicings give … Continue reading Friday Favorite 11-30-18 Aaron Copland – Our Town

Friday Favorite – 11-23-18

Friday Favorites - Max Richter Today's Friday Favorite is Max Richter. A truly gifted composer. I first discovered him with his Vivaldi's Four Seasons "Recomposed", a brilliant work using the classical composition as source material for a wonderful post-minimal orchestral piece. Today's feature is his beautiful and transcendental piece for strings, On the Nature of … Continue reading Friday Favorite – 11-23-18

Live Video by One Of My Favorite Composers

Olafur Arnalds is one of my all time favorite composers and musicians.  I discovered him from his film score work on a wonderful television series, Broadchurch. After spending some time checking his music out it has rapidly become some of my go to music to listen to. His live shows in the last few years … Continue reading Live Video by One Of My Favorite Composers

New Spotify Playlist – Night Music

Hey folks.  I've created a cool new Playlist on Spotify filled with some of my favorite music.  It is called Night Music because many of the tunes are related to Ambient Music.  Did you know the roots of Ambient Music go back as far as Bartok?  Many of his slow movements are referred to as … Continue reading New Spotify Playlist – Night Music

Hickory Dreams EP by Art Davis AVAILABLE NOW IN MAJOR DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS

ART DAVIS STUDIOS ANNOUNCEMENT Hickory Dreams EP by Art Davis AVAILABLE NOW IN MAJOR DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS Stream it!  Buy it! Buy it for a friend! Buy it for all your friends! https://songwhip.com/album/art-davis/hickory-dreams Click below to join my mailing list and pick up a FREE download of my eBook, How To Add Variety To Your Chord Progressions. … Continue reading Hickory Dreams EP by Art Davis AVAILABLE NOW IN MAJOR DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS