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Jose Davila

JOSE DAVILA trombonist and tubist Jose has defined himself as a major player in the New York Freelance music scene, actively engaged in the potpourri of musical life in NYC.

A native from Puerto Rico and raised on the East Coast (Philadelphia, Connecticut and New York) he started to work and hone his craft on the New York scene in the mid 90’s. A multi-talented instrumentalist, composer and arranger he has shown ease in many genres of music spanning from his sideman hits with Jazz superstars (contemporary and traditional), Latin legends, and classical music forays in the halls of Lincoln Center. Jose’s sideman activities have included work with many of the world’s finest talents; Ray Charles Henry Threadgill, Andrew Hill, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Marc Anthony, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Anderson, Nora Jones, Butch Morris, Ted Nash, Lincoln Center Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, American Symphony to name a few....

Currently he is a member of ZOOID led by legendary composer, instrumentalist and avant-garde helmsman Henry Threadgill, and the Liberty Ellman Sextet led by guitarist, composer Liberty Ellman (Liberty Ellman Sextet


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