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Jim Davis Drum Demo Reel
(medley of 30 sec. clips from recordings of various styles)
JimDavis-DrumDemoReel.mp3  




Recording Projects


For Robin Snyder:
"What's Next" (sample) 
"Bring Me Her Broom" (sample) 
"Transport" (sample) 
"Rewind" (sample) 
"Aphoric" (sample) 
"Pleasant Dreams" (sample) 
"Shamen" (sample) 
"Why Not?" (sample) 
"Convergence" (sample) 
"Now and Again" (sample) 
"New Morning" (sample) 
   * appeared on Broadjam's Overall (World) Top 10: Jazz - Fusion ranking (July 2011)
"Vignette" (sample) 
"The Road Home" (sample) 
"Edge of the Sky" (sample) 
"Trailbreak" (sample) 
"Play" (sample) 
"Here and There" (sample) 
"Ramshackle" (sample) 
"Symbiotica" (sample) 
"Unseasonably Cool" (sample) 
"Rain on the Roof" (sample) 
"Tranzfuzion" (sample) 
"Pulse" (sample) 
"When You're Gone" (sample)  
   * appeared on Broadjam's Overall (World) Top 10: Jazz - Fusion ranking (July 2011)
"Table For Five" (sample)  
   * appeared on Broadjam's Overall (World) Top 10: Jazz - Fusion ranking (July 2011)
"Spitting at the Sun" (sample) 
"Scenic Route" (sample) 
"Valentine" (sample) 
"Deja Blues" (sample) 
"Danger on the Rocks" (sample)  
   * short version appears on Bogner Amplification demo website (see DUENDE 15 watt 6V6 demo by Robin)
   * appeared on Broadjam's Overall (World) Top 10: Jazz - Fusion ranking (July 2011)
"Heartstrings" (sample) 
"A Day May Come" (sample) 
"Atonement" (sample) 
"Back Burner" (sample) 
   * appears on Roger Linn AdrenaLinn demo page website
"Take Love's Call" (sample) 
"Seeds in the Garden" (sample) 
"Somberella" (sample) 
"Elsewhere" (sample) 
"Levity" (sample)  
    Selected songs from above are on albums under the artist "The Instrumental Guitar Project" on iTunes and Amazon.



For Marc Andre/Gegner:
"Good Day Columbus" (2013 TV Jingle)"  
"Joshua" (sample)  



For Monty Godfrey:
"A Little Funk C" (sample)  



For Josh Poland:
"Forever" (sample)  
"I'm Yours" (sample)  



For Chris Schaffner:
"Wall of Perc", with Robin Snyder (sample)  
"Mister 23" (sample)  
"L16" (sample)  
"Loop Frog" (sample)  
"Road Rage" (sample)  
"Hit it, my man!" (sample)  
"On the Verge" (sample)  



For Joe Long:
"Change My Heart" (sample)  
    Musicians: Joe Long, Jay Alton, Nate Slemmer, Jon Edmonds, Jim Davis.



For Rodolfo Vazquez and Sean Ferguson:
"Blackbird" (sample)  
"Mother Nature's Son" (sample)  
"Ashokan Farewell" (sample)  
    Notes: Blackbird was recorded with brushes played on a cajon, Mother Nature's Son with a muted djembe and jingle ring (with a few cajon hits at the end), and Ashokan Farewell with a triangle and cabasa. Tracks recorded by EVE Audio Services.




Others Side Projects


"Slang"  
    Drums added to portion of Jaco Pastorius' famous bass solo "Slang"

"18+1 Musicians"  
    Drumset added to portion of Steve Reich's "Music for 18 Musicians"

"Drums Behind the Waterfall"  
    Drumset added to portion of David Lanz & Paul Speer's "Behind the Waterfall"

"Acoustic" (sample)  
    Recording with Jim's nephew Chris Davis on guitar (also wrote the song) and Chris Schaffner on bass

"Delilah"  
    Tribute to Max Roach with Jim trading phrases with Max (Jim on left channel, Max on right channel)

"Pesos"  
    Played to Peter Erskine play-along music-minus-drums track

"Swamp Thing"  
    Drums added to shredding guitar song from Turn It Up Lay It Down Vol. III play-along music-minus-drums series

"Armando's Rhumba"  
    Drums added to Chick Corea and Gary Burton duet "Armando's Rhumba"

Funk  
    Played to Igoe's Groove Essentials play-along music-minus-drums (Groove 11 fast, Track 22)

Slow Songo  
    Played to Igoe's Groove Essentials play-along music-minus-drums (Groove 42 slow, Track 75)

"He's a pirate"  
    Drumset added to theme from Pirates of the Caribbean (by Klaus Badelt)




         



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