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New EP Released

A new EP, Morning and Evening Improvs Set One is now released to all major distribution channels. This new EP features improvised piano solos, duets, trios, and quartets. Each track is an improvisation recorded in one sitting using one single "take" for each part with no editing or "retakes". This process captures the spontaneous composition as … Continue reading New EP Released

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

Moontower Overture Final Mix

https://soundcloud.com/artdaviscomposer/moontower-overture-v6   Here's the final mix of a composition that will be on my next EP, Hickory Dreams.  The piece was used in a simpler form as the opening ballet sequence of my play, The Moontower's Glow produced by The Tongue and Groove Theatre at The Blue Theatre in Austin, Texas. Click HERE to have a … Continue reading Moontower Overture Final Mix

Me And My Shadow – Final Mix

Howdy folks!! Take a listen to the final mix of my latest project - Me And My Shadow. Me And My Shadow was written by Al Jolson, Billy Rose, and Dave Dreyer in 1927. I created this production/arrangement for Ellen Crouse's play, Thrive. The song features Clay Ruede on cello and Alice Spencer on vocals. … Continue reading Me And My Shadow – Final Mix

Production Update on Me And My Shadow

Here's another quick installment on progress on the project of arranging, producing and recording the standard from the 30s Me And My Shadow for the play Thrive by Ellen Crouse. Finished the cello choir arrangement and got all the parts written out. See pic.  Next step is to record the guitar, bass, piano, perc, and … Continue reading Production Update on Me And My Shadow

Me And My Shadow Update 2

Making good progress on producing the song Me And My Shadow for Ellen Crouse's play Thrive.  The play will be produced by the Hip Pocket Theatre later this year. The song will feature cello choir played by Clay Ruede and vocals by Alice Spencer.  Here are the first two pages of the sketch score.  Hope … Continue reading Me And My Shadow Update 2

Producing Me And My Shadow For Thrive, A Play Written By Ellen Crouse – part 1

Producing Me And My Shadow For Thrive, A Play Written By Ellen Crouse - part 1 This is the first installment for a series of blog posts that will chronicle my journey of producing the song Me And My Shadow written by Al Jolson / Billy Rose / Dave Dreyer.  I am producing it for Ellen … Continue reading Producing Me And My Shadow For Thrive, A Play Written By Ellen Crouse – part 1

Chord Symbols Simplified

Chord Symbols Simplified Learning how to read and write chord symbols can be confusing, overly complicated, and frustrating.  But here's a bit of truth - It doesn't need to be any of those things. At its core it is pretty simple.  It can get complicated if you try to cover every corner case that might … Continue reading Chord Symbols Simplified