An evening with Alex Dezen, Billy Harvey & Salim Nourallah
Billy Harvey: Billy Harvey continues to play his own brand of Post-Modern Pop, working also as a producer for artists like Charlie Mars, Bob Schneider, Slaid Cleaves and Steve Poltz. A prolific writer, he’s received an International Songwriters Award for Best Rock Song, “Frozen Through,” and broke into the Top 100 on the CMJ Charts with his 2007 release Bear Sick. “Heading for the Hills,” from his latest album the Everlasting War was featured on ABC’s Private Practice. “The Greatest Escape” won a Best Song Award when it was highlighted in Strings, a multiple award winning festival release in which Billy starred as a troubled musician. Billy has released an impressive collection of 6 solo records since 2002 and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Alex Dezen: Alex Dezen is the lead singer and songwriter for the Brooklyn rock and roll band, The Damnwells. The Damnwells paired Dezen’s slow, codeine-laced ballads with uptempo rock numbers and have released 4 full-length records since 2003. Salim Nourallah is currently producing #5. Alex is also a multi-platinum selling songwriter. He holds an MFA degree in English from The University of Iowa’s Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and has since released songs with artists such as Justin Bieber, Matt Hires, Court Yard Hounds, Cody Simpson, and others.
Salim Nourallah’s See You in Marfa EP is the result of a collaboration between the singer-songwriter/producer and British guitarist/songwriter/producer Marty Willson-Piper. Willson-Piper spent over 30 years in the Australian band, The Church, and continues to perform, produce, and prolifically record since parting ways with the band. Nourallah is a Texan (based in Dallas) who has spent many years releasing solo…