The musical duo of Vickie Dodd and James Hoskins explores new musical territory that is at once organic and otherworldly.
Vickie is a vocalist, a pioneer in the art of sound healing and a musician who has taught and performed internationally. She intuitively draws inspiration from the people and environment around her, channeling this into improvised vocalization, with a four-octave range that spans throat singing and many other techniques. The unique human connection of Vickie’s voice is matched by James Hoskins on cello. A prolific artist whose work has ranged from classical, free improvisation, jazz and Eastern European to experimental, James joins polished technique with a soft instinctual touch that is rare among classically-trained musicians. They’ve recorded over a dozen albums between them.
Together, Vickie and James spontaneously generate an improvised soundscape that is unlike any other and changes throughout each performance. This is their first Right Brain Records recording together, and captures the improvised magic of their musical connection.
released May 31, 2019
Vickie Dodd - voice
James Hoskins - cello
Recorded by Garey Shelton
Mixed and Mastered by Scott Schaffer
Cover photo by James Hoskins