Kris Davis Debuts at Monterey Jazz Festival

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Coffee House Gallery - 7:30 & 9:00


Residency at Cornelia Street

As part of a residency at Cornelia Street Cafe, I will perform with 2 of my well established groups and one experimental ensemble. This will take place on the last Saturday of September, October and November.  See below... September 28th- Kris Davis Trio with Tom...

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Vision Festival and Red Hook Festival this week

Really looking forward to playing with Eric Revis's trio (Eric Revis, myself and Andrew Cyrille) again at the Vision Festival (Saturday June 15th at 8:45).   Also looking forward to playing with LARK (Ralph Alessi, Ingrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey and myself) at the Red...

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Residency at the Jazz Gallery and European Tour

Through the Jerome Foundation, the Jazz Gallery commissioned me to compose a series of new works in the month of April.  I composed a series of new pieces for my working trio with Tom Rainey and John Hebert.  Looking forward to premiering the new music in Europe next...

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Radio Recording from the solo piano concert

"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...

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NY Times

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. She has been playing in town for 10 years, but her gigs have become almost constant: with the bassist Eivind Opsvik,...

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Two new CD’s out on Clean Feed Records-October 2011

Kris Davis' new solo recording called 'Aeriol Piano' and her arrangements of Tony Malaby's music for the band 'Novela' New Pilots at the Keyboard-by Ben Ratliff, NY Times 'Aeriol Piano' listed as one of the top 10 recordings of 2011 by Ben Ratliff in the New York...

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Good Citizen

New release in July 2010 from Fresh Sound Records- Featuring Davis' compositions for trio. Kris Davis-piano,Tom Rainey-drums, John Hebert-bass Sexial Jazz festival Portugal 2008 Chris Speed, Reuben Radding, Kris Davis, Jeff Davis (YouTube -...

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Latest CD
Duopoly - Kris Davis

Duopoly - Kris Davis


Duopoly - Kris Davis

"As she does throughout Aeriol Piano, Davis draws you in so effortlessly that the brilliance of what she’s doing doesn’t hit you until the piece has slipped past you."

Lloyd Sachs - Jazz Times

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

Jim Macnie - Village Voice

"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