TEM 19: Ron Davis, Canadian Jazz Pianist on the Dangers of Being Fungible, Why Sales Is Such a Huge Part of What Musicians Do and How He Is the Prototypical Example of a Portfolio Musician
Ron Davis is one of the preeminent jazz musicians in Canada who is known for his innovative collaborations and forward thinking. He is a performer, writer, arranger and teacher who has taken a fascinating route to get to where he is today.
He began his professional career by becoming a lawyer. He then got his PhD in French and became an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. Then incredibly, after 10 years of not playing a note, picked music back up and became one of the most successful jazz musicians in all of Canada.
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