JOHN DAVERSA BIG BAND
The John Daversa Big Band is one of the leading forces of large ensemble jazz today. Composed of the world's finest musicians, the band explores new musical territory through Daversa’s catchy, genre-fusing original charts.
In 2011, the band released its first studio album Junk Wagon (released 7/20/11 on BFM Jazz) to critical acclaim.
JOHN DAVERSA SMALL BAND
The John Daversa Small Band is a powerhouse ensemble that transitions with ease from sections of incredible sensitivity to vignettes of intensity rivaling that of the Big Band, featuring bandmates Katisse Buckingham, Robby Marshall, Tommy King, Jerry Watts, and Gene Coye.
In 2012, the JD Small Band released its first studio album Artful Joy (released 9/25/12 on BFM Jazz) featuring guest artists Bob Mintzer and Gretchen Parlato.