New York, United States
Stanton Davis, Jr. is a New Orleans-born jazz trumpeter, who has a wide range and impressive technique, has had an active musical career spanning over 30 years.
Stanton Davis, a New Orleans-born jazz trumpeter, who has a wide range and impressive technique, has had an active musical career spanning over 30 years.
Even before graduating from the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music in 1972 with a degree in Composition/Performance and a Masters Degree in Ethno- Musicology from Wesleyan University. Davis had been steeped in the fluid sounds of jazz, blues, soul and R&B from his early life in the Crescent City.
Since then, Davis has performed, toured, and/or recorded with a plethora of jazz groups: The Mercer Ellington Orchestra, The Lionel Hampton Orchestra, George Russell's Living Time Orchestra, Mongo Santamaria's Orchestra, Mario Bauza & His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy and bassist Charlie Haden's group. Davis also appeared as a soloist on Davi