Author Archives: Michael Davis

Tokyo

Every once in awhile, we as musi­cians are for­tu­nate enough to do a gig that inspires us and reas­sures us that there is indeed a great pur­pose behind this some­times crazy busi­ness we exist in. For me, that gig came last week … Con­tinue reading

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Music Education.…..It Works!

I had the good for­tune of working with the Mandan High School jazz ensemble (Mandan, North Dakota) this past weekend as part of their year ending jazz opus con­cert. This was my second oppor­tu­nity to work with this excep­tional pro­gram … Con­tinue reading

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New York, Broadway & the Queen of the Desert

The New York free­lance music scene, like the rest of the world, has under­gone dra­matic change in the past 10 to 15 years. At first glance it can seem over­whelming and a bit scary, but on closer inspec­tion we come to realize … Con­tinue reading

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A Good Week!

One of the many chal­lenges facing free­lance musi­cians is the sched­uling of work. I’m like everyone else. I’ll have days off waiting for a call, the phone rings for a gig, you hang up thrilled and the phone rings again for another … Con­tinue reading

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Trombone Days Rock!

Just spent a great weekend in San Marcos, TX as the guest artist of the 2nd annual Trom­bone Day at Texas State Uni­ver­sity. A ter­rific event headed by Dr. Martin McCain, one of the excel­lent trom­bone pro­fes­sors at Texas State. It was … Con­tinue reading

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