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Mel Davis

Trumpet. Journeyman player who recorded in late '50s, and early '60s for Epic and Time labels. ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi
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Very nice organ work!
nice!!
That's it right there! man i got to have it
Outstanding!
the brother really digs in on this side man!!!!!!!! very revealing you dig.
His version of Smooth Operator really swings. Great organ sound.
...Brotha Man be JAZZIN' bigg time on the B-3.
trvskth
check him out on MySpace http://www.m y s p a c e . c o m / m e l d a v i s m u s i c
trvskth
Like other listeners commenting here, Smooth Operator was repeatedly popping up on one of my stations--do n ' t know why that seems to be the only one that comes up, but it's AWESOME! I don't see how qptmusic (first comment below) gets "terrible" out of it, or how anyone can think so.

To hear more of his songs, I seeded a new station from him. It plays several of his other songs, and all that I've heard are good, and a very good station too--even without thumbs up/down.
lochsa
I have only heard smooth operator and thought he did a great job on Sade's song and made it his own, far from boring. We need more B3 players in todays Jazz.
wallacefam5
It is up to the artist to aticulate a well known score and turn it into something fresh and his own. Mel davis has done it in style with "Smooth Operator"
I READ THE COMMENT OF qptmusic,AND ITS CLEAR THEY HAVE NO CLUE WHEN IT COMES TO TRUE MUSICIANS OR IMPROV/CREAT E D IDEA.MEL DAVIS HAS CAPTURED A NEW WAVE OF SADE,AND PROVED THAT MUSICIANS CAN ARTICULATE FROM ALL ANGLES!
I have only heard one song, his remake of "smooth operator", so I don't know if it is a good judge of this artist, but it was terrible. This song was so boring, the only reason I wanted to see who it was, is so I can avoid it at all costs.

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