Doug Davis http://kvpr.org en Bakersfield Jazz Festival Looks To Light Up The San Joaquin Valley http://kvpr.org/post/bakersfield-jazz-festival-looks-light-san-joaquin-valley <p>This weekend the CSU Bakersfield Amphitheatre will be filled with the sounds of some of the top jazz groups in the world for the 28<sup>th</sup> annual <a href="http://www.bakersfieldjazz.com/">Bakersfield Jazz Festival.</a> Top local talent like Mento Buru and the Kern County Honor Jazz Band will share the stage with headliners like Latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez, trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and smooth jazz superstar Gerald Albright. Festival founder Doug Davis joined us on Valley Edition to talk about this year’s lineup.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 02:57:50 +0000 Joe Moore 32300 at http://kvpr.org Bakersfield Jazz Festival Looks To Light Up The San Joaquin Valley New Memoir By Bakersfield's Doug Davis Recalls Turbulent Desegregation Battle http://kvpr.org/post/new-memoir-bakersfields-doug-davis-recalls-turbulent-desegregation-battle <p>Most people know Bakersfield's Doug Davis as one of the San Joaquin Valley's top jazz musicians and educators. And while he's written music ranging from jazz to classical, his latest project takes him away from the keyboard of his grand piano, and instead to a keyboard of a different sort.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:03:01 +0000 Joe Moore 7679 at http://kvpr.org New Memoir By Bakersfield's Doug Davis Recalls Turbulent Desegregation Battle