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Stanton Davis

tr, fh, *1945 US, New Orleans
Musician of Jazz

Stanton Davis, Jr. (b. November 10, 1945, New Orleans) is an American jazz trumpeter and educator.Davis studied at the Berklee College of Music (1967–69) and the New England Conservatory (1969–73), and served as program director for MIT's radio station from 1968-74. He received his master's in ethnomusicology from Wesleyan University in 1983. He initially played locally in the Boston area, and then with George Russell, Mercer Ellington, Lester Bowie, Charlie Haden, George Gruntz, Jim Pepper, Bob Stewart, Muhal Richard Abrams, Sam Rivers, Gil Evans, Webster Lewis, Jaki Byard, Max Roach, and James Moody. He has taught at Southeast Massachusetts University (1976–78), Wellesley College (1981–84), Bennington College (1980–82), and the New England Conservatory of Music (1980–82), and also worked

  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Backing Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Reggae
  • World
  • R&B/Soul
  • Folk
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Bleecker Street on If Music Presents: You Need This! a Journey into Deep Jazz – Compiled by Jean-Claude by Various Artists
Manhattan Melody on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis
Now You Start on I Will by John Clark
Bleeker Street on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis
Soho Dancer on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis
Gemini Rug on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis
Thirtyfourth Street on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis
Sweet Basil on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis
Subway Blues on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis
Jungle on Manhattan Melody by Stanton Davis

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Title Artist Year Type
Isis VoyageStanton Davis2014Album
Manhattan MelodyStanton Davis1988Album
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