Jazz Pianist, Composer, Professor
Jazz pianist and composer Suzanne Davis is active performer, leading her jazz trio and quartet in Boston, New York City, and Paris, France. An alumna of Wellesley College, she is Associate Professor of Piano at Berklee College of Music, where she has taught since 1995.
She has also performed with Joe Hunt, Ted Kotick, John Neves, Herb Pomeroy, Greg Hopkins, George Garzone, Phil Granadier, Grover Washington, Jr., and the Ron Levy Blues Band
Recordings include The Suzanne Davis Quartet: First Set,
Hymn to Freedom, and A High Tolerance for the Truth, Keys to the City, and Radon Projects
She has composed music for several films, including
In Between directed by filmmaker and actress Deborah Twiss.
Her original composition, Transition Waltz was featured in a short animated film and received Print magazine's 1999 Digital 6 Award.
“An outstanding talent"
—Ernie Santosuosso, the Boston Globe
“A wonderfully talented pianist. [Her playing is] sensitively hued and deftly intuitive.”
—Ron della Chiesa, WGBH Radio
“She tackles a group of chestnuts by such composers as Gershwin, Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hammerstein, managing to make them sound fresh and new.”
—Bob McCollough, the Boston Globe