This is the official site for all things 7 Facets.

What is 7 Facets?

It all started 10 years ago on a street named "Oak Street" in a little suburb of Illinois.  A keyboardist and a drummer were jamming after a recording session and the drummer said "Hey, you should write that down or something."  The keyboardist merely nodded and went on improvising. 

Fast forward 5 years later.  A violinist and songwriter friend of this keyboardist is having a concert featuring her band and she decided that perhaps this keyboardist would like to be the opening act for her show.  "Sure," he says, not quite sure exactly what he'll do, but then he thinks of this heap of material he has that has been sitting aside.  I know what I'll do - I'll do some of this upbeat world music I wrote, but just having myself play it would be quite boring.  I'll get a group of friends together to play it.  That concert, in 2005, featured a total of 6 players - Flute, Violin, Drums, Percussion, Bass, and Keys.  The Opening Act went well; a good time was had by all - we all agreed that we should do this again sometime, and then we all packed our bags, went home, and went through life for another 6 years.

Finally, in 2010, a degree was earned, a recession hit, a move to a quiet small town over the summer, an odd job later, yet an even bigger pile of material this time, prompts a decision to move the music from a pile of paper to the wider audience out there in the world and see what happens. 

This site is a step on that journey...

Peace on the Journey,
Composer Joel Everett