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Winner of the 2019 Parliamentary Award ‘Jazz Instrumentalist of the year’, Josephine Davies is a musical artist at the forefront of the UK contemporary music scene, pushing the boundaries of jazz with her current main artistic project Satori – a sax/bass/drums trio with an emphasis on extended and collaborative improvisation. It is a project that combines her seeking of freedom of expression with her interest in Japanese philosophy and lifestyle.

Now becoming equally known as a composer, her unique voice is a blend of classical, jazz and folk music, creating an intensely dynamic sound infused with the Nordic quality of her Shetland roots. Deeply influenced by the American composer Maria Schneider, Josephine was resident composer and tenor player for the London Jazz Orchestra from 2011-2016, and now has her own big band ‘The Enso Ensemble’.

As a saxophonist she is known for her melodic focus, versatility and unique style which has been described as “consistently inventive” (Jazzwise Magazine), “strong and authoritative” (The JazzMann) and “with winning immediacy” (MOJO Magazine).


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Josephine Davies Concerts

Date Detail Price
Nov27Fri
Satori
Crookes Social Club
Sheffield, UK
£15

Albums

Album Continuation by Tamar Osborn

Continuation

On The Corner
2020

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Album How Can We Wake? by Josephine Davies

How Can We Wake?

Whirlwind Recordings
2020

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Album In The Corners Of Clouds by Josephine Davies

In The Corners Of...

Whirlwind Recordings
2018

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Album Satori by Josephine Davies

Satori

Whirlwind Recordings
2017

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