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Artful Joy - John Daversa Small Band (Physical Copy)
Daversa leads the John Daversa Small Band consisting of tenor saxophonist Robby Marshall, alto saxophonist/flutist/vocalist Katisse Buckingham, keyboardist Tommy King, bassist Jerry Watts and drummer Gene Coye. This powerhouse ensemble transitions with ease from sections of incredible sensitivity to vignettes of intensity rivaling that of his own Big Band. The Small Group’s latest album Artful Joy (2012) features Bob Mintzer and Gretchen Parlato.
Junk Wagon - John Daversa Big Band (Physical Copy)
Constant stimulation is the name of the game on Junk Wagon. Trumpeter/composer John Daversa delivers nine pieces that reflect the hustle and bustle of today's world, without resorting to any big band clichés of yore. Daversa's fearless exploration of the large group format takes him off the beaten path, as he creates bold and ballsy big band music for the modern epoch.