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Mr. John Davey, Adjunct Lecturer Applied Music,
Advanced String Bass and Advanced Electric Bass.


Degrees Earned: A.A. in Liberal Arts from Raritan Valley Community College

John Davey  has recently released the CD “Let Them Tell Us” a spoken word/poetry and original music recording with his wife, Alison Black, collectively known as THEY SAY. He recorded the CD “You Are Here” with his world music/improvisation trio GLOBETROTTING in 2008. He recorded  his first CD as a leader, entitled “SoundBites”, in 2005.  His chamber-jazz string trio FROM THE BRIDGE, released their debut CD “9 views”  in the Spring of 2001. He has studied with jazz bassists Gary Peacock, Dave Holland and Mark Helias.  He has performed with The Catskill Symphony, jazz pianists Mike Holober and Francesca Tanksley, saxophonists Al Galodoro, Brian Patneaude, Erica Lindsay, Jonathan Lorentz and J.R. Montrose, the late percussionist Collin Walcott, and jazz cellist Hank Roberts.  He has produced the concert series THE JAZZ COMPOSERS AND IMPROVISORS PROJECT, featuring some of the best jazz musicians in Central NY, The Hudson Valley and NYC.  He  teaches jazz bass at SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY, where he also teaches Jazz Combo and Jazz Theory.


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