Composers - Ron Davis

Ron Davis

Ron is a retired Navy musician, unit leader & staff arranger, now living in Folsom, CA. He was a music copyist for the Tower of Power horns and Don Ellis, as well as contributing composer for the Don Ellis Orchestra and arranger for Mic Gillette. In 1977, he studied arranging with Hank Levy and played trumpet on his band at the Stan Kenton Clinic in Sacramento, CA. He currently leads a swing dance band, a Rat Pack group, a brass 4tet and is a Live Music Wedding DJ. He's also a caddie for the PGA tour for Pro-Ams on the West Coast & Hawaii. His website is www.FolsomWeddings.com. 

Big Band Charts

Basie's Blues Jam

Nice, easy, fun chart based on the signature Basie style! Open solo section for all. Used by Ron Davis Swing Orchestra for shows and dance sets

Price: $24.95

Basie's Blues Jam - Ron Davis
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Christmastuff

A straight ahead dance or show tune with variations on Away In A Manger in 4/4 (Hank Levy lives!), Jingle Bells & White Christmas. Features jazz solos for piano, tenor and trumpet. 

Price: $24.95

Christmastuff - Ron Davis
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Swing Street

Yes, another swing chart based on the blues, in a horns friendly key of F! Features sax section with only guitar in opening verse. 

Price: $24.95

Swing Street - Ron Davis
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Switch

Written as a feature for horn juggler/switcher Mic Gillette. This funky rock groove can be played as a feature for 1 or 2 or melodies as written in the parts. 

Price: $24.95

Switch - Ron Davis
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Moon Doggy

Think Joe Cocker meets the Rolling Stones in this jazz rock exploration of smooth funk! Features strong lead bone melody with trumpet and sax. Open solo section to let your stars shine. Funk on!

Price: $24.95

Moon Doggy - Ron Davis
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