Gervontas Record: Gervonte Davis & Company Celebrates 50 Years
Gervond Davis & Co. is celebrating 50 years of providing record players to the American public.
Davis, who has played a vital role in the preservation of American music, will perform the record’s debut single, “I’m Yours,” on June 12 at the Garden Arena in New York.
The record was written and recorded in 1967 by Gervons founding producer, Brian Davis.
He has also worked on several of Davis’ other recordings, including “Warm Day in New Orleans” (1967), “Auld Lang Syne” (1968), “Sister Souljah” (1969), and “I Know You Rider” (1970).
Davis recently returned to the recording studio to work on his new record.
Davis recently returned from recording the soundtrack for a new animated film adaptation of The Wizard of Oz.
He will perform “I Don’t Believe You” on June 11.
Davis is a Grammy Award-winning musician, songwriter, and producer who has won seven Grammy Awards.
He co-founded Gervon Davis Recording Company with his brother, Joe, in 1973.
The duo released their first two albums, “Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas” and “Happy Birthday, Gerv” (1977), and they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1978.
Davis has been a founding member of the Grammy Hall of Famer’s Rock and Jazz Hall of Famers and the Gervón Davis Family Music Hall of Honor.
Gervonti Davis has recorded for a variety of artists, including the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, the Rolling Thunder, and the Black Eyed Peas.
He was the original member of a jazz trio with guitarist James Booker, known as the “Families of Rock.”
He and Booker were the first jazz musicians to collaborate with R&B star Louis Armstrong.
He recorded with jazz legends like Benny Goodman, Buddy Guy, Miles Davis, and Bob Marley.
In 1979, Davis was inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, the first African-American to do so.
In addition to his solo work, Davis has also recorded with many artists, most notably with the Rolling Stone.
In 1983, he recorded a collaboration with producer Bob Dylan called “All I Ever Wanted to Do Is Be Yours.”
Davis released the song on his label, Gettah Records.
In 1990, Davis recorded his first album with the Black Keys, “Boys and Girls.”
In the summer of 1992, he released his second solo album, “Gervonte.”
In 1998, Davis released his third solo album entitled “My Love Is The Way.”
Davis also released the album “Tiny Stars.”
He collaborated with a wide variety of other artists, as well as recording artists such as the Beatles, John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Davis currently has nine studio albums under his belt.
In 2001, he was inductee into the United States Music Hall Of Honor, the highest honor a musician can receive.
He currently serves on the board of the American Association Of Record Label Directors, as a member of The Gervo’s Advisory Board, and is a member and advisor of the International Association Of Music Publishers.