Dowell Davis – “D” to his fellow players, has graced national and international stages with his drumming since 1983. Having professionally played a variety of musical styles from Zydeco to Jazz, Funk to Blues, and Rock to R & B, “D” has an innate understanding of grooving. He is a clinician at the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences in Tempe and Gilbert, AZ, and also lays drum tracks for the Line 6 Amp Company.
He has toured with George Benson, Jimmy Smith, Buckwheat Zydeco, Mark Whitfield, Terrance Simien, and Wayne Toups. He has also performed with Francine Reed, Poppa John DeFrancesco, Joey DeFrancesco, Nick Manson, Jack McDuff, Stevie Wonder, Marion Meadows, Joanie Sledge (of Sister Sledge), Wessell Andersen, Wynton Marsalis, Jermaine Stewart, David Torkanowski, Carl Lewis, Skip Scarbourough,Lonnie Youngblood, Khani Cole, George Young, Artie Shroek, Patti Austin, David Garfield, Michael O’Neill, and Randy Waldman.
Dowell has also worked with some heavy bassists: Reginald Veal, Jimmy Woody, George Porter, Mel Brown, John Clayton, Stanley Banks, Bobby Vega, Ed Frieland, and Chuck Rainey.
Visit Dowell’s website at www.dowelldavis.com.