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Jackie Davis (Jackson Davis)

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Biography

Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Jackson "Jackie" Davis was born on December 13, 1920, in Jacksonville, Florida. At a very young age, Davis learned to play piano, and by the age of 8, he was playing with a local dance band. He attended Florida A&M College (now University), graduating in 1943 with a bachelor's degree in music. After serving in the Army, Davis worked as a piano accompanist for legendary jazz artists such as Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, and Billy Daniels.

Later becoming attracted to playing the organ, he bought his first Hammond electric organ in 1951. Read more...

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