Detroit native and general wanderer Evelyn Davis is an inside/prepared/new music pianist, improvisor, pipe organist, composer, vocalist, synthesist, teacher, songstress, and maker of /participator in oddly shaped musics with an occasional side of performance art.
She improvises and has recorded with Phillip Greenlief, Fred Frith, and Michael Zerang, among many other esteemed musicians from Chicago and the Bay Area, and recently played two European tours with Chicago-based Cheer Accident which included appearances at Rock in Opposition festival in Carmeaux, France, and Different Sounds Festival in Lublin, Poland. Evelyn holds degrees from in Jazz (SWCC) and formal Composition (Indiana University) and has her Master’s degree in Performance and Improvisation from Mills College.
Evelyn created and performed the music of Frankenixon, with the help of a rotating cast of buddies, notably including the incredible guitarist Joe Kiplinger. She has also done stints in Joe Terry's Sound is a Moving Thing and Cheer-Accident.