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New Meetup: Jon Davis Trio at Kitano

From: Beth E.
Sent on: Monday, December 20, 2010 3:57 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The NYC Jazz Meetup Group!

What: Jon Davis Trio at Kitano

When: Thursday, January 20,[masked]:45 PM

66 Park Avenue (Corner of E. 38th Street)
New York, NY 10016

We are going to The Kitano for this great show. There is no cover and only a $15 dollar minimum!!

Pianist, composer, Jon Davis has been performing and touring with many of the finest jazz musicians around world for more than twenty five years. He has appeared on over 40 recordings, and has contributed compositions to many of them. Although perhaps most widely known for his association with the legendary bassist, Jaco Pastorius, which along with drummer Brian Melvin, led to the critically acclaimed Brian Melvin - Standards Zone trio record, Jon has shown a rare versatility ranging from solo, to Big Band, and everything between.

Recent highlights include touring with BeatleJazz, a steady engagement at New York's, Smoke Jazz Club, with Bill Mobley's Big Band, performances with Phil Woods at the IAJE convention, Jon Burr Band recording, featuring Bob Mintzer, Anat Cohen, and Joel Frahm, Joris Teepe Big Band recording, featuring Gene Jackson, Rasheed Ali and Don Braden, as well as a collaboration with ?new? vocalist Marcus Goldhaber on recent release, ?Take me Anywhere?. In addition, Jon is leading the Jon Davis Trio, performing at many of New York's finest venues, such as the Kitano Lounge, and Smalls. ....A more extensive list of noted musicians Jon has performed and recorded with includes; Joe Henderson, Stan Getz, Tootie Heath, Eddie Harris, Marc Gross, Bob Berg, Milt Jackson, Bob Weir, Nora Jones, Victor Bailey, John Handy, Eddie Henderson, Stanley Turrentine, Marvin ?Smitty? Smith, Rosanna Vitro, Will Lee, Dave Binney, Don Byron, Toots Thielemens, Brian Blade, Larry Grenadier, Sonny Fortune, Ron McClure, Dennis Irwin, Claudio Roditi, Antonio Hart, Kenny Garrett, Adam Nussbaum, Dave Schnitter, Kenny Wolleson, Jeff Ballard, and many others.

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