Filing Taxes – by Art Davis

Filing Taxes a poem by Art Davis   Only vaguely knowing what is inside, I pick up the large manila envelope. On the front printed in large black Sharpie-drawn letters Are our names, address, and phone number. It somehow reminds me of elementary school.   Taxes and the business of running the house are my … Continue reading Filing Taxes – by Art Davis

Night Music – Spotify Playlist

Created a new version of a playlist on Spotify. Night Music is a collection of music that reminds me of Bartok's idea of Night Music. Night music is a musical style of the Hungarian composer Béla Bartók which he used mostly in slow movements of multi-movement ensemble or orchestra compositions in his mature period. As … Continue reading Night Music – Spotify Playlist

Composing Writing Cooking Gardening

Art Davis Studios Blog New Direction in 2019 After taking a self-imposed hiatus from all social media and news for the month of January I have come up with a new direction for Art Davis Studios and for my Blog. There are many things I love to do: things that express creativity.  The main ones … Continue reading Composing Writing Cooking Gardening

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