Nathan Davis

Biography

Born: February 15, 1937; Kansas City, KS  
Nathan Davis has split his career between being a fine tenor saxophonist and a jazz educator. He played briefly with Jay McShann in 1955, attended the University of Kansas, spent time in the Army in Berlin (1960-1963), and stayed in Paris where he worked with Kenny Clarke (1963-1969), Eric Dolphy (1964), and Art Taylor. He also toured Europe with Art Blakey (1965) and Ray Charles. Since 1969, Davis has been a professor of jazz at the University Read more of Pittsburgh and Moorhead State University. His two most important musical associations have been heading the Paris Reunion Band (1985-1989) and leading Roots (which he formed in 1991). Read less
Browse 1-4 of 4 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    Matryoshka Blues / Quint, Gorokhovich
    Label: Blue Griffin   Catalog: 395 Release Date: 04/12/2016   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel,  Alfred Schnittke,  Gabriel Fauré,  Nathan Davis  ... 
    Performer:  Misha Quint,  Svetlana Gorokhovich
    On sale! $22.98
    CD: $18.99
    In Stock
    On sale!   $22.98   CD:  $18.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 2.
    On the Nature of Thingness / International Contemporary Ensemble
    Label: Starkland   Catalog: 223 Release Date: 02/26/2016   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Nathan Davis,  Phyllis Chen
    Performer:  Jacob Greenberg,  Phyllis Chen,  Cory Smythe,  Joshua Rubin  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  International Contemporary Ensemble
    CD: $14.99
    In Stock
    CD:  $14.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 3.
    Simple Songs / Douglas Perkins
    Label: New Focus   Catalog: 126 Release Date: 10/30/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Nathan Davis,  Tristan Perich,  Beau Sievers,  David Lang  ... 
    Performer:  Doug Perkins
    Recommendation
    CD: $17.99
    In Stock
    CD:  $17.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 4.
    Travel Diary / Meehan Perkins Duo
    Label: Bridge   Catalog: 9370 Release Date: 11/08/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Tristan Perich,  Nathan Davis,  David Lang,  Paul Lansky
    Performer:  Todd Meehan,  Doug Perkins
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Meehan/Perkins Duo
    On sale! $19.98
    CD: $16.99
    In Stock
    On sale!   $19.98   CD:  $16.99 Add CD to Cart