Jesse Davis

Jesse Davis (born September 11, 1965) is an American jazz saxophonist. Davis began as a student in Ellis Marsalis's New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.[1] After graduating, Davis embarked on a productive jazz career, recording eight albums on the Concord Jazz label, alongside collaborations with such artists as Jack McDuff and Illinois Jacquet. Davis has studied music at Northeastern Illinois University,[1] and in 1989 he received a "Most Outstanding Musician award" from Down Beat magazine.[2]

Jesse Davis
Birth nameJesse William Davis
Born (1965-09-11) September 11, 1965 (age 55)
Occupation(s)Jazz musician
InstrumentsAlto saxophone


With Cedar Walton

With Gerald Wilson


  1. ^ a b Harris, Craig. "Jesse Davis Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved April 3, 2010.
  2. ^ "Jesse Davis at All About Jazz". Archived from the original on October 28, 2010. Retrieved April 3, 2010.