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Tony Davis

The son and first child of internationally renowned trombonist, composer and educator Steve Davis and critically acclaimed pianist, composer and educator Mary DiPaola, Tony was presented with the recipe for artistic success from day one. A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Tony played piano, several brass instruments and bass until the age of 14 when he first picked up the guitar. After coming upon the music of such iconic bluesmen as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy and Jimi Hendrix, Davis knew he had officially begun the journey to finding his own musical identity. Davis initially attended Roger Williams University with aspirations of pursuing a degree in psychology, but quickly realized that music was his calling

Album

Thoughts & Images

Label: La Reserve Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: City of Angels; Moral Dilemma; Karma; Yellow Rose; The Sun God; Helen's Waltz; Resurgence; Hymn for the Early Departed.

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Article: Album Review

Alex Tremblay: Thoughts & Images

Read "Thoughts & Images" reviewed by Jack Bowers


The Thoughts & Images on bassist Alex Tremblay's album of that name are essentially his own (he composed and arranged every number), so the outcome must be appraised for the most part using those ingredients as a touchstone. Not that the musicianship is unimportant; on the contrary, the way in which Tremblay's quintet assesses and performs ...

Album

Golden Year

Label: Posi-Tone Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Golden Year; Braeburn; May This Be Love; Night Ride; Orange Feathers; Sinhá; Hypnagogia; Con Alma; El Gran Birane; Lake Sebago; Tua Imagem.

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Tony Davis, No Base Trio, Camila Nebbia and More

Read "Tony Davis, No Base Trio, Camila Nebbia and More" reviewed by Bob Osborne


On this show the debut album from guitarist Tony Davis who combines creative compositions and skilful adaptations for a great sound. Further exploration of the back catalogue of Italian saxophonist Felice Clemente. Innovative explorations from the Puerto Rican trio of alto saxophonist Jonathan Suazo, drummer Leonardo Osuna, and Gabriel Vicéns on electric guitar. Chilean trumpeter Benjamín ...

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Article: Album Review

Tony Davis: Golden Year

Read "Golden Year" reviewed by Kyle Simpler


Tony Davis definitely knows how to get things done. At 25, he has already earned a Master's Degree and is involved in musical education. He has played and recorded with some of the most notable jazz musicians around, including the group, Works for Me. With Golden Year, his first solo album, Davis captures the energy of ...

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Article: Album Review

Various Artists: Tales Of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration Of Stevie

Read "Tales Of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration Of Stevie" reviewed by Kyle Simpler


There aren't many songwriters who have reached a level of success comparable to Stevie Wonder. He is one of the most important figures in American music, and to celebrate his 70th birthday, Posi-Tone records is releasing Tales of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration of Stevie. This compilation, performed by some of the label's excellent roster of musicians, ...


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