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Jordyn D Davis

Jordyn D Davis

Biography

Jordyn Davis (b. 1995) is an award winning bassist, composer, songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist from Detroit, MI. In May 2019, Davis became the first African-American woman to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from Michigan State University as well as the first Michigan State student to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition and Jazz Studies concurrently. She has also performed and worked with artists such Micheal Dease, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Wycliffe Gordon & The Black Excellence Trombone Choir, Ingrid Jensen,  Etienne Charles, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Craig Harris, Maria Schneider, Jerome Jennings & William Delisfort. Additionally, she is the proud leader of her own band “Jordyn Davis & Composetheway”.  Since recently completing a Masters’s Degree in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University, she has moved to Brooklyn, NY is,one of two inaugural Jazz Leader Fellowship recipients from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music as well as a teaching artist for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

 

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Regional
  • Education
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Boston/New England
  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Music Producer/Record Producer

My Instruments

  • Bass - electric
  • Bass - upright
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Piano
  • Voice

Software

  • Dorico
  • Finale
  • Logic

Affiliations

  • ASCAP

Pronouns

  • She/Her