April 18, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dan completed his Masters in Jazz Studies at the University of South Florida in 2009. The Writers’ Guild, a new music composition collective he co-leads received a WCMA nomination for their record “Based on a True Story.” In 2015 Dan’s composition “What Happens Next” received an Edmonton Music Award for Best Jazz Recording.
Dan’s latest offering is trio project featuring Aretha Tillotson on Bass and Mboya Nicholson on piano. This ensemble features Dan on Baritone Sax, essentially making this a low down, heavy, two-bass band. Aretha and Mboya are both formidable composers as well as seasoned jazz professionals.
Currently, Dan is an instructor at MacEwan University and the MacEwan Conservatory of Music at Alberta College.
About Tuesday Night Jam Sessions
Join us for our live Tuesday Jam hosted by a musician and a band while audience members join in on the fun by jamming along on stage.
Musicians who want to participate in the Jam can purchase a “Jam Participant” ticket at a reduced cost. All Jam Participants need to register at the door upon entry to the event.
Venue Phone: (780) 432-0428
Venue Website: https://yardbirdsuite.com
Band membersDan Davis, sax
Aretha Tillotson, bass
Mboya Nicholson, piano
Tickets will also be available at the door if not previously sold out online.
Doors open at 7:00 pm.