David Davis
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David Davis

Middletown, Connecticut, United States | SELF

Middletown, Connecticut, United States | SELF
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"The Reason For The Season", "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love", "This Christmas", "Reparations", "Smile", "Pop Droppin' It", "An R&B Edge", "Song Of David"

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David Davis is one of the most promising, young, talented and gifted musicians today. David was born and raised in Connecticut. He is a Hartt School of Music graduate with a degree in Jazz studies and Music Management. For five years he studied with and is a protégé of the late world-renowned, professor and jazz saxophonist, Jackie Mclean.

David has performed at venue's along with Mary J. Blige, Deborah Cox, LL Cool J, Brian Mcknight, Keith Washington, Sean Puffy Combs, Kid Capri, Biz Markie, John P. Kee, Karen Clarke, Marion Meadows, Roy Ayers, Donald Harrison, Dave Valentine, Onaje Allen Gumbs, Sherry Winston, Chuck Loeb, Cherryl Hayes and Gloria Lynn to name a few. (Quote from A fellow musician) “David Davis is an outstanding Saxophonist who brings the house down with his warm sensuous sounds”- Sherry Winston / Flying Flute Records.

David has traveled and performed in Hong Kong, Beijing during the 2008 Olympics and Shanghai, China at some of the most prestigious venues and hotels. David’s contemporary and Straight-ahead collections have established the Connecticut-based musician as one of the most prominent artists. His self-produced music features him on keyboards, Drums and Percussions, EWI (Electric Wind Instrument), drum programming, and background vocals. David has definitely earned the reputation as the “musician’s musician.”

After recording “Smile” in 2005 and having it played on Smooth Jazz stations nationwide David has recently released 3 simultaneous recordings, “Pop Droppin’ It”, “An R&B Edge” and “Song Of David”. The 3 are Pop, R&B and Gospel cover Cd’s, respectfully. Recordings include incredible renditions of songs ranging from Donnie Hathaway to Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley. He recorded his debut Album in 1998 as a Christmas recording, "The Reason For The Season". His sophomore recording is called, "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love", which has received rave reviews. David completed another recording, which is called “Reparations”. This project displays David’s producing talents. It’s a compilation of various artists from Connecticut ranging from R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, Jazz and Spoken Word. David is in the process of producing a DVD documentary on his life and career thus far that should be available by the end of the year.

Whether he is playing contemporary or straight-ahead jazz, David stands in a class all by himself. He is known for his swiftness on stage, his unique round sound which is percussive yet soulful and his contagious smile. He has the ability to surprise the audience with something out of the ordinary. David gives his audience what they come for - a great show!

David has his own production and publishing company and is partner of a recording studio by the name of “Cream de Cocoa Productions” in CT. David produces and writes music for Hip Hop, R&B, Gospel, Jazz, and Dance artists. With 8 CD’s under his belt and many collaboration CD’s, David has definitely gained his place in the music world as a player, songwriter and producer. Be on the look out for the upcoming DVD!