Jesse Ed Davis


21 September 1944, Oklahoma, USA, d. 22 June 1988, Venice, California, USA. Guitarist Jesse ‘Ed’ Davis was one of several Los Angeles-based musicians drawn to a collective led by Junior Markham and known as the ‘Tulsa All-Stars’. The workshop was later dubbed the ‘ Flying Burrito Brothers’, before the new name was assumed by Gram Parsons and Chris Hillman for their post- Byrds country rock venture in the late 60s. Davis had meanwhile joined Taj Mahal, accompanying... Read more