Ron Davis

Moving effortlessly between musical genres, projects, and influences, highly acclaimed pianist-composer Ron Davis has established himself as one of the most original, enjoyable voices in jazz today.

Ron is active on the worldwide jazz scene and has built a dynamic career including several successful international tours. He cites piano giants Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum and Thelonious Monk as inspirations, but his clean, energetic, joyous playing style is uniquely his own.

Ron is the unusual combination of a virtuoso pianist and an entertainer. He reads audiences and connects, creating a multi-textured musical mix that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats.

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“…astonishing technique, authentic heir of the greatest pianists of Toronto - “classic” Glenn Gould and jazz musician Oscar Peterson... breathtaking!” – Trud (Russia)

“His playing is reminiscent of Oscar Peterson or that of Jamie Cullum… A brilliant virtuoso.” – CBC - Espace Musique (October 2013)

“He has firmly established himself as an innovative force within the world of jazz.” – National Post (March 2013)

“The artistry of Ron Davis is revealed not solely by his playfulness on the piano, but all the more by his creative decisions as leader.” Wholenote Magazine (February 2009)

“One of the city's most talented jazz composers and pianists.” On The Beat Diesel Jazz (November 2008)

“Exceptionally gifted and eclectic, Toronto pianist Ron Davis seems like the living incarnation of the perpetuum mobile, buzzing from flower to flower following his successive projects as they emerge, straight from the heart.” L'Express - October 2007

“One of the great minds in jazz!” - Jazz.FM91 - August 2012

He has firmly established himself as an innovative force within the world of jazz

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