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Harlem Jazz Series - Kenny Davis

  • Greater Calvary Baptist Church 43-55 West 124th Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Kenny Davis is a native of Chicago, Illinois, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education. Upon entering Northeastern University, he discovered jazz music and he quickly became part of the Chicago jazz scene. Kenny moved to New York in 1986, where he played with Out of the Blue (OTB), and then quickly adapted to the New York scene, appearing with such artists as Freddie Hubbard, Cassandra Wilson, Abbey Lincoln, Diane Reeves, and Art Farmer, while studying music with Ron Carter. One of the highlights of his career was being a music arranger for a song on the Grammy Award-winning CD by artist Cassandra Wilson, "Blue Light Till Dawn". Throughout the 90's, Davis toured with such notable jazz artists as Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, and Art Farmer. Kenny was also the bassist of The Tonight Show Band from September 1999 through March 2002. Kenny was the bass teacher at the University of Connecticut (UCONN) from 2003 through 2009. Also, in May 2006 Kenny received his Master of Music (MA) from Rutgers University.

Kenny Davis - bass

1st set: 7:00pm - 7:45pm (15 min break) 
2nd set: 8:00pm - 8:45pm
House doors open at 11:30 am

Price: $20

Earlier Event: October 22
Harlem Jazz Series - Matt Lavelle