Drummer/composer Jeff Davis is known as the “propulsive force behind a host New York mainstays,” including Kirk Knuffke, Robin Verheyen, Anna Webber, Jesse Stacken, and Michael Bates.
A mainstay and in-demand drummer on the creative New York City music scene for nearly two decades, Jeff Davis is a passionate poet at the drum set. A powerful improviser and compelling composer, Davis has contributed as a sideman to a great number of important music projects, in addition to successfully leading his own bands.
On his recent trio album, Leaf House, Jeff Davis showcases his command of a deeply focused and distinctly improvisational style. Troy Collins (of All About Jazz,) says that “like many of his generation, his writing encompasses a number of genres, yet Davis understands the importance of creating a context for such diversity. Sequencing individual tunes into a suite-like program, the...