Nathan Davis Biography
He returned to the United States in 1969 to join the University of Pittsburgh as professor of music and director of jazz studies. He holds a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from Wesleyan University, Connecticut, and is the founder and director of the University of Pittsburgh Annual jazz Seminar.
A multi-instrumentalist, Davis plays all the reed instruments and has recently taken up flügelhorn. He is a prolific composer and is also a talented arranger and the author of 'Writings In jazz', an analysis of the history and development of the music.