Pianist, composer, Jon Davis has been performing and touring with many of the finest jazz musicians around world for more than twenty five years. He has appeared on over 40 recordings, and has contributed compositions to many of them. Although perhaps most widely known for his association with the legendary bassist, Jaco Pastorius, which led to the critically acclaimed Standards Zone trio record, Jon has shown a rare versatility ranging from solo, to Big Band, and everything between. Recent highlights include performances with Phil Woods at the IAJE convention, Jon Burr Band recording, featuring Bob Mintzer, Anat Cohen, and Joel Frahm, Joris Teepe Big Band recording, featuring Gene Jackson, Rasheed Ali and Don Braden, as well as a collaboration with new vocalist Marcus Goldhaber on recent release, Take me Anywhere.
A more extensive list of noted musicians Jon has performed and recorded with includes; Joe Henderson, Stan Getz, Tootie Heath, Eddie Harris, Marc Gross, Bob Berg, Milt Jackson, Bob Weir, Nora Jones, Victor Bailey, John Handy, Eddie Henderson, Stanley Turrentine, Marvin Smitty Smith, Rosanna Vitro, Will Lee, Dave Binney, Don Byron, Toots Thielemens, Brian Blade, Larry Grenadier, Sonny Fortune, Ron McClure, Claudio Roditi, Antonio Hart, Kenny Garrett, Adam Nussbaum, Dave Schnitter, Kenny Wolleson, Jeff Ballard, and many others. Currently Jon maintains a busy freelance schedule as well as playing with the Jon Davis trio