Dr. Josh Davies is a two-time Grammy nominated performer that enjoys a diverse career as a versatile performer and educator. He has performed extensively throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada and Europe and can be heard on over 20 CD’s with various labels in jazz, classical, alternative, rock, latin, tejano, and funk styles.
In Canada, Josh regularly performs with the Kamloops Symphony and the Regina Symphony. Outside of Canada he often performs with the Orquesta Sinfónica de la UANL (Monterrey Symphony Orchestra) in Monterrey, Mexico, where he held the position of co-principal trumpet for the 2009-2010 season. He has also performed with symphony orchestras of Austin, Abilene, Brazos Valley, Lethbridge, Monterrey, Monterrey Chamber, San Antonio Chamber, Temple, and Victoria, as well as The Austin Chamber Ensemble The Austin Chamber Winds, The Austin Lyric Opera and the Monterrey Metropolitan Opera Company.
Dr. Davies is an Academic Assistant at the University of Lethbridge, where he teaches studio trumpet, jazz history and is the director of the U of L Jazz Ensemble. Previous university teaching positions include Temple College and The University of Texas at Austin, Concordia University-Texas and Texas State University.
Dr. Davies holds a Doctoral of Musical Arts and a Master of Music degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelors of Music degree from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.