Nathan Tate Davis was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played the tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, and flute. He is known for his work with Eric Dolphy, Kenny Clarke, Ray Charles, Slide Hampton and Art Blakey.
|Birth name:||Nathan Tate Davis|
|Born:||15, 1937, Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.|
|Died:||08, 2018, Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.|
|Instruments:||Tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, flute|
|Associated acts:||Nathan Davis Sextet, Nathan Davis Quartet|
About Nathan Davis
Famous for his leadership of the Paris Reunion Band and the neo soul group The Roots. He was also notable for his work in the hard-bop sub-genre of jazz music.
Nathan Davis Before Fame
After earning his doctorate in ethnomusicology from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, he began heading the jazz studies program at the University of Pittsburgh.
Achievement of Nathan Davis
In 2004, he wrote an opera titled Just Above My Head.
Nathan Davis Family Life
He spent his youth in Kansas City, Kansas, and later lived and worked in Paris, France.
Associations of Nathan Davis
Information related to Nathan Davis (saxophonist)
- Musicians from Kansas City, Kansas
- Hard bop musicians
- Musicians from Kansas
- American jazz flautists
- American jazz clarinetists
- Musicians from Pittsburgh
- University of Pittsburgh faculty
- American jazz saxophonists