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CAROLINE DAVIS QUARTET
Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 12:30 am$10 – $20
Featuring Caroline Davis on saxophone, Rob Clearfield on piano, Josh Thurston-Milgram on bass, and Tamir Atwal on drums
Mobile since her birth in Singapore, composer, saxophonist, and educator Caroline Davis now lives in Brooklyn, New York. After making her mark on the Chicago jazz community during her 8-year stint there, she moved to New York in 2013, and has proven to be an active leader and sidewoman in the national jazz scene.
A Downbeat RISING STAR and a JazzTimes’ Best New Artist, Caroline’s third album, “Heart Tonic”, was released on Sunnyside Records to much acclaim in NPR, the New York Times, and Downbeat.
She has shared musical moments with a diverse group of musicians, including Matt Wilson, Ellis Marsalis, Matt Mitchell, Randy Brecker, Bobby Broom, Greg Saunier, Ron Miles, Dennis Carroll, Erin McKeown, Allison Miller, Jenny Owen Youngs, and Billy Kaye. Aside from her own quintet, she collaborates regularly with R&B indie band, Maitri, and has been a regular member of many outfits including Whirlpool, Fatbook, Deep Fayed, Matt Mitchell’s Sprees, Billy Kaye Quintet, Paul Bedal Quintet, Orso, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Caili O’Doherty Group, Dion Kerr Group, Elliot Ross, Charles Rumback Group, and Materials and Their Destiny.