Ron Davis & Friends

Joining Ron Davis for this performance are his Friends Eddie Baccus, Crazy Marvin, Shirley Cook and more!

Born and bred in Cleveland, Ron Davis grew up listening to jazz every Friday night with his parents and his Uncle Willie. At an early age Ron heard recordings by Billy Eckstine, Nat Cole, Duke Ellington, Ella, and Dinah Washington. By the age of 10, he knew he would eventually be involved in music.

Ron Davis has performed with Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, and Clifford Davis. He has worked with the Melting Pot Jazz Orchestra, The Edna Duffy Dance Troupe, the Eddie Baccus Quartet, Gabriel's Horns, and closed out the 2015 Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland.

He is also active fronting his own ensemble and with his own radio show on WKHR 91.5 FM. Davis maintains a long association with the Cleveland TOPS Swing Band as a singer and Director of Marketing.

Funding is provided by the Local 4 Music Fund, Leonard DiCosimo, president and the Music Performance Trust Fund.