Maxwell Davis

Biography

14 January 1916, Independence, Kansas, USA, d. 18 September 1970, Los Angeles, California, USA. Davis started out playing tenor saxophone and during the swing era played in several big bands. Settling in Los Angeles, he took an interest in the city’s burgeoning R&B scene of the 40s, and during this and the following decade and into the early 60s he was in constant demand in the recording studios, backing several noted performers. Among R&B, jazz and other record sessions in those... Read more

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