Ladonna Smith & Davey Williams | Sequana Sessions

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Sequana Sessions

by Ladonna Smith & Davey Williams

Pioneering free improvisational chamber music with a Southern edge of blues, contemporary, and alternative styles.
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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1. Dovetail Afternoon
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2. Exiting the Chrysalis
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3. Sequana Swag
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4. Umbrella Skimmer
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5. Epic Tuna
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6. Suspicious Package
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7. Moth Adventure Featuring Stunt Double
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8. Salted Ether
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9. It Should Have Been Obvious
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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The music of Davey Williams and LaDonna Smith, otherwise known as TRANS duo, is a kind of split-second musical interplay. Because of their differing backgrounds and shared musical and personal destinies, they are able to merge the best elements of both classical and folk music into a kind of intense physical and sonic conversation. Smith, violinist & violist, is well known for harmonics, extended techniques, and lyricism while Williams clear cut Steinberger guitar manages forays of glissandi, energetic outbursts, and deep South blues indications. Togther, they create a music with imaginative Surrealist overtones, and remarkable symphonic lyricism.

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If a guitar and a viola fell in the forest and nobody was there to play them, would they still make a sound? Well... a thud at best. But when these instruments are played by LaDonna Smith and Davey Williams, they begin to sound authentically as they are - raw, vibrant, articulate, playful, undeniable, free ... then you are listening to Sequana Sessions.
Each musical vignette on this recording brings to mind a visual story that plays out like a stop-action animation by the Brothers Quay. Mechanical, delicate, surreal - carefully constructed in a time frame without limits or expectations, but precise in movements unseen and unavoidable.
Neko Linda
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