Steve Davis (trombonist)

Steve Davis (trombonist)

Steve Davis (born in 1967) is an American jazz trombonist who plays hard bop, post-bop, and standards. He studied jazz at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford; Jackie McLean, head of the African-American music program, recommended him to Art Blakey, whose Jazz Messengers he joined in 1989. After Blakey's death, he joined the Hartt faculty in 1991. Steve was raised in Binghamton, NY. He grew up with jazz and the Binghamton scene included many great musicians including Kris Jensen, Tony Kadleck, Tom Dempsey, Dena Derosa, John Hollenbeck and many others. Steve has a great love of music and is a very talented writer and arranger as well. He is married and has a wonderful family

He has also played and recorded with Joseph Farnsworth, Avishai Cohen, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, McLean, Cecil Payne, and Michael Weiss, among many others.

He has recorded several albums as leader, including "Portrait in Sound" (2000).

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