Rising Star Pianist in Downbeat Magazine

"Open to surprise" THE WORD "OPENNESS" CROPS UP OFTEN IN A CONVERSATION WITH PIANIST KRIS DAVIS, WHO USES THE TERM WHILE REFERRING TO MUSIC, AND TO LIFE IN GENERAL. REFLECTING ON HER 2016 CD/DVD SET DUOPOLY (PYROCLASTIC) WHICH FEATURES HER IN DUETS WITH EIGHT...

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Solo piano Festival/Tour and John Zorn’s Bagatelles

The Jazz Gallery's Alone Together piano Festival happens on April 22/23rd and should prove to be an interesting night of solo piano performances by Fabian Almazan, Aaron Parks, Theo Hill, Luis Perdomo and myself.  I go on a solo European tour between May 11-19 (see...

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Doris Duke Impact Award and Downbeat Critics Poll

I'm very excited to announce that I was chosen to receive a 2015 Doris Duke Impact Award along with Tyshawn Sorey, Matt Mitchell, Henry Threadgill, Mark Dresser, Milford Graves and Mark Dresser.  More information can be found here. Also, I just found out that I made...

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Residency at the Stone

I am honored to present a series of projects I am involved in as well as my own projects at the Stone between June 24-29th. June 24 - 8pm, the collective quartet LARK with Ralph Alessi, Tom Rainey, Ingrid Laubrock and Kris Davis and 10pm Tom Rainey's Obbligato...

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Duopoly - Kris Davis

Duopoly - Kris Davis

Duopoly - Kris Davis

"Over the last couple of years in New York one method for deciding where to hear jazz on a given night has been to track down the pianist Kris Davis."

Nate Chinen - NY Times

"The bussed-about pianist is expert at bringing beauty to abstraction."

Jim Macnie - Village Voice

"A freethinking, gifted pianist on the scene, Davis lives in each note that she plays. Her range is impeccable; she tackles prepared piano, minimalism, and jazz standards, all under one umbrella. I consider her an honorary descendant of Cecil Taylor and a welcome addition to the fold."

Jason Moran - Art Forum-Best of 2012