Rick Davies

    Rick Davies is an assistant professor of music at Plattsburgh State University and a professional musician.  He has had an extensive career as a trombonist and arranger/composer and specializes in jazz and Afro-Caribbean music.  Davies is the leader of a Latin jazz ensemble called Jazzismo.  He is also musical director and lead trombonist with the internationally acclaimed Salsa Picante led by pianist Wayne Gorbea.  His academic research has focused primarily on Afro-Cuban and salsa brass playing.      


Biography         Curriculum Vitae           Courses at PSU              


Rick Davies & Jazzismo

Wayne Gorbea & Salsa Picante

PSU Jazz Ensemble

PSU Music Department Home Page

Check out my new book on Scarecrow Press:

Chappottín, Chocolate, and 
the Afro-Cuban Trumpet Style

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$34.95  Paper   0-8108-4680-2  May 2003  304pp

$55.00  Cloth    0-8108-4679-9  May 2003  304pp


Rick Davies, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor of Music

Plattsburgh State University of New York

Music Department

Myers Fine Arts, #231

101 Broad Street

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

(518) 564-2471, (718) 638-3464

email: rick.davies@plattsburgh.edu


 This page was last updated on July 21, 2003