Art Davis

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Birthday
5, 1934
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jul 29, 2007 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1934
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jul 29, 2007 (72)

About

Double-bassist who recorded with many seminal jazz musicians over the course of his life.

Before Fame

He attended the Julliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, and Hunter College.

Trivia

He is responsible for the system of blind auditions used for orchestras.

Family Life

He raised a daughter and two sons.

Associated With

He worked alongside John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and many other jazz icons.