In Session: with Michael Davis
A six-part audio interview
Produced by: Dave Dickey from Groove Bone Radio
This telephone interview was done while Michael Davis was in Glasgow, Scotland touring with the Rolling Stones.
* Section 1 (6 min, 7 sec) (5.9 MB)
Growing Up in musical family, As a kid going to see Frank Rosolino perform live (changed Michael's life)", recordings Michael listened to growing up, high school, Eastman School of Music, teachers at Eastman, fellow classmates at Eastman.
* Section 2 (8 min, 2 sec) (8.0 MB)
Joining Buddy Rich Band, Buddy Rich stories, bone section in Buddy Rich's band, Woody Herman Orchestra (Jim Pugh), bone section in Woody's band.
* Section 3 (13 min, 5 sec) (12.6 MB)
Influences on trombone, favorites on trombone, transcribing, composing and arranging influences, Bill Reichenbach.
* Section 4 (13 min, 34 sec) (13.1 MB)
Moving to New York City, starting new in NYC and getting into the studio scene in NYC, the importance of learning both tenor and bass trombone, Rolling Stones band (horn section, writing the horn lines, touring with Rolling Stones, sound engineers with the Stones).
* Section 5 (12 min, 2 sec) (11.6 MB)
Start of Hip-Bone Music, Michael Davis CDs/method books/arrangements, Urbie Green, TrombonesOnline.com.
* Section 6 (4 min, 30 sec) (4.3 MB)
Michael Davis new partnership with Jupiter Instruments, future projects (helping Jupiter Instruments further develop their trombone line, Hip-Bone Music, Absolute Trombone II - London, NY, Los Angeles, ) Mark Nightingale, Charlie Watts, TrombonesOnline.com.
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