Clinton Davis – piano

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Dr. Clinton Davis is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator born and raised in Kentucky and currently living in San Diego, California. A pianist from childhood, Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in performance from the University of Kentucky, where he studied the masterworks of European composers. Accompanying his training in European classical music is a love of American folk music. Fluent in traditional guitar, banjo, mandolin, and stride piano styles, Clinton maintains an active performance schedule playing early styles of country, blues, and jazz music across the West Coast. In 2015, Clinton’s old time group, G Burns Jug Band, was awarded a San Diego Music Award for Best Local Recording, and celebrated roots music magazine No Depression called them “a joyous and soulful restoration of American musical tradition.”