JACKIE MCLEAN PROTÉGÉ FINDS NEW VOICE WITH VIRTUOSO SAXOPHONES BY RS BERKELEY
(Published: June 30, 2011)
David Davis is one of the most promising, young, talented and gifted musicians today. Originally from Connecticut, Davis 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 world renowned professor and jazz saxophonist, Jackie Mclean. Before launching his career as the front man of the Hartford based contemporary jazz band, Just Us, he performed and recorded with the contemporary gospel band, A Better Way.
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.
Whether he is playing contemporary or straight-ahead jazz, David is known for his swiftness on stage, his unique round sound which is percussive yet soulful and his contagious smile.
David has his own production and publishing company and is partner of recording studio, Cream de Cocoa Productions, in Middletown, CT. David produces and writes music for Hip Hop, R&B, Gospel, Jazz and Dance artists. With 5 CD's under his belt and many collaboration CD's, David has definitely gained his place in the industry as a player, songwriter and producer.
"We are fortunate to have another protégé of Jackie Mclean in David and we are excited to have him join our endorser family. It's evident René Mclean and the folks at the Hartt School continue to produce the future leaders of music performance," stated RS Berkeley President, Les Silver.
Since 2002, RS Berkeley has offered the most complete and innovative selection of brass, woodwind and string instruments. Generations of musicians trust RS Berkeley to provide instruments that maximize their playing ability and improve the clarity, intonation and sound of their instruments, while protecting their investment with the finest materials at affordable prices. Additional information about RS Berkeley instruments and accessories can be found by visiting www.rsberkeley.com.
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