BILLIE DAVIES & The Bad Boyzzzz Blue Nile Balcony Room Frenchmen Street, New Orleans Open Ears Music Series 10:00 pm to 01:00 am "In The Key Of Jazz" Branden Lewis on trumpet Evan Oberla on trombone Ari Kohn on reeds Oliver Watkinson on upright bass Billie Davies on drumsSave
Sounds Like: Paul Motian, Ornette Coleman - Blue Note Records, Charlie Haden
Manager: Mike Davies, Billie Davies
Billie Davies is an American female jazz drummer, composer and bandleader best known for her Avant-garde, Free Jazz and Avant-garde 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 ...See Full Bio
Drums, Band Leader, Composer, Arranger
“The first New Orleans album by Billie Davies is a tribute to Danish avant-garde artist Serge Vandercam. Billie Davies is an American female jazz drummer and composer, born in Bruges, Belgium on December 10, 1955. She is best known for her avant garde and avant-garde jazz compositions, as well as her revered improvisational drumming skills, that especially gained attention from the mid-nineties, after performing around Europe and the US. She often quotes her mother Simone Clybouw as her biggest influence both on an artistic and personal level. It was her mother that introduced her to jazz, and named her after the great Billie Holiday. She was hence raised listening to the music of Louis Armstrong, Edith Piaf, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone among other artists. It was at around the age of 25 that she started the transition to becoming a professional musician, influenced by such artists as Al Foster, Billy Higgins and Peter Erskine. Her new album Hand in Hand In the Hand of the Moon...”