Thursday, October 22, 2020

New York City Veteran Jazz Trombonist Steve Davis

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New York City Veteran Jazz Trombonist Steve Davis .. We caught up with him on June 16, 2020 during the COVID-19 world of no live jazz to talk about his latest 2020 CD with his Quintet Live at Smalls – featuring master pianist Larry Willis, Michael DiRubbo, Gerald Cannon and Willie Jones III.  .. His real claim to jazz fame has been being a member of Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers & The Jackie McLean group. His nickname is “Stevie-D” - given to him by the late Jackie McLean – This musician from Massachusetts has recorded over 100 projects with the likes of Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Hank Jones – and he just keeps getting better .. Enjoy his story .. 

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