Drums... Not Easy
About Mr. Davis. . . . . . Growing up in a musically inclined family with a spiritual background, Jonathan James Davis has always been destined to be a great musician. As the youngest of three children from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davis, Sr. The drums became of special interest to him at an early age. During his 8th through 12th grade years, Jonathan won six awards at the FBA Solo & Ensembles, with all of them receiving a superior rating on a district level. While attending Carol City Senior High School in Miami, Florida, he was awarded as: Most outstanding & Most Dedicated Freshman, Most outstanding Percussionist as well as Most Outstanding Jazz Musician. He later won first place in a drum competition from Mars Music 2001 in Miami, Florida as well as the Guitar Center Drum off in Orlando Florida of 2003. In the summer of 2000, he toured South Durban Africa as a drummer for the greater Miami Boys Choir and toured the Philippines in 2004 with ALARM. His latest Tour was in Ethiopia January 29th through February 9, 2005 where he performed in front of more than Â¼ of a million people. In the past, Jonathan has been blessed to perform with some professional recording artist such as the Late Rev. James Moore, Rev. Timothy Wright, Twinkie Clarke-Terrell, Dr Marvin Sapp and Kim Burrell, just to name a few. His performance experiences have welcomed him to studio recordings as well as live recordings. Jonathan complete his first album Drums, Not Easy in December of 2004. On Nov. 5, 2005 He was blessed with his first modeling engagement for Style magazine in the Tallahassee Democrat. Davis became a business owner of Drumming On The Edge, LLC in February of 2006 where he teach and write for the drums. In January of 2007, Jonathan along with other fine musician at allaire studios in New York came together for the Gospel Chops, Shed Session Vol. II DVD. Recently, Jonathan toured as a clinician with Gospel Chops and drummer for Broadway Musical (Moving Out) along with other fine musicians. In 2007, Mr. Davis Signed Exclusively with two major drum companies in endorsement contracts. As of 2008, Jonathan Tours with the nationally known Broadway Musical Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley. He is an extremely motivated young man, Anticipating His Jazz Studies Degree from FAMU. His goal is to expand Drumming On the Edge LLC in a city where music thrives in order for him to build a nation of drummers for the music industry.