Caroline Davis: Portals
Mobile since her birth in Singapore, Caroline Davis’ music covers a wide range of styles, owed to her constantly shifting environment as a child. Her albums as a leader include Live Work & Play (2012), Doors: Chicago Storylines (2015), My Tree’s Afterglow (2017), Heart Tonic (2018), Alula (2019), Persona’s Anthems (2019), My Tree’s Where the Grace Is (2021), and Portals’ Mourning, Volume 1 (2021), featuring her saxophone, flute, and vocal expressions. She won the Downbeat Critic's Poll “Rising Star Alto Saxophonist” in 2018 and was included in The DownBeat Reader's Poll in 2021. Davis has worked with Lee Konitz, Angelica Sanchez, The Femme Jam, Matt Mitchell, Terry Riley, Miles Okazaki, Thana Alexa, and Billy Kaye. Davis has been a composer-in-residence at the esteemed MacDowell Colony, a Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship recipient, a CMA Performance Plus Grant awardee, and composed commissions for Arco Collaborative and the MAP Fund. Her compositional practice integrates cognitive science with an emphasis on somatic healing, integrated with her Ph.D work in Music Cognition. Davis is an advocate for social justice in the realm of gender, expressed in a co-taught Jazz & Gender course at The New School, as well as in the abolitionist movement.
Sam First | 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045 | 21+
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