Trumpet Clinic: Charley Davis


Aug. 24, 2019, 1pm to 3:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall
Charley Davis


Music students and professionals of all ages are welcome!

Presented by JAZZ OUTREACH INITIATIVE ( ) and the UNLV Division of Jazz and Commercial Music, we're pleased to bring Trumpet Master CHARLEY DAVIS to Doc Rando Recital Hall at UNLV School of Music Beam Music Center.

In addition to performing and recording, Charley is highly sought after as a teacher, clinician, and diagnostic problem solver. He has served on the faculty of California State University – Long Beach, Citrus College, and the Henry Mancini Institute. Charley’s interest in advancing and improving the design of the trumpet has resulted in the development of his own line of trumpets as well as a line of mutes and accessories under the name "Charles Davis Music Products, Inc."

CHARLEY DAVIS is an active musician in the studios of Los Angeles. His career spans over 45 years, which includes hundreds of motion pictures, numerous television shows, jingles, big bands, Broadway shows, and many Las Vegas showrooms. Charley has performed with Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Bob Florence, Bill Holman, Emil Richards, Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Michael Buble, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Placido Domingo, as well as other prominent artists. He has performed for these animated TV series: The Simpsons, Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, American Dad, The Smurfs, The Jetsons (later version), The Flintstone Kids, Tom and Jerry Kids, Scooby Doo, and many more.

Jazz Outreach Initiative is a registered 501(c)(3) educational charity whose mission raises public awareness of jazz. Through concerts, classes, and community building, they bring a world of creativity and a higher consciousness to the students, performers, and the audience. "JOI" presents or sponsors clinics with artists such as Michael Dease, Arturo Sandoval, Butch Miles, and others along with in-school outreach programs such as "Buzzin' In Brass," "Jazz For Young People Concerts," and more, and partners with UNLV Division of Jazz and Commercial Music to produce the largest Essentially Ellington Regional High School Jazz Band Festival in the United States. JOI is an affiliate of Jazz @ Lincoln Center. Subscribe to the JOI newsletter, learn about their outreach programs, and how you or your company can "Make A Difference" today at

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.

Contact Information

UNLV Division of Jazz and Commercial Music Studies
Dave Loeb

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External Sponsor

Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI)

UNLV Division of Jazz and Commercial Music