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Thomas Maxwell Davis, Jr. (January 14, 1916 – September 18, 1970), known as Maxwell Davis, was an American R&B saxophonist, arranger and record producer. Davis was born in Independence, Kansas, United States. In 1937, he moved to Los Angeles, California, playing saxophone in the Fletcher Henderson orchestra.
b. January 14, 1916 in Independence, Kansas d. September 18, 1970 in Los Angeles, California Tenor saxophonist, arranger and bandleader, best known for his work with independent West Coast R&B label Aladdin Records.
By 1952, Davis had played on numerous R&B hits by Percy Mayfield, Peppermint Harris, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, T-Bone Walker, Amos Milburn, and others. He also arranged and played on Little Willie Littlefield's 1952 "K. C. Lovin'" for Federal Records. In 1955, he joined Modern Records (and subsidiaries RPM, Crown and Kent) as musical director, bringing in most of the artists on Modern and Aladdin and producing most of their records.
As a prolific all-purpose sideman, tenor saxman Maxwell Davis arranged and produced a myriad of West Coast sessions for Aladdin, Modern, and other postwar R&B indies from the late '40s on, lending his husky sax to scads of waxwings. Bill Dahl All Music Guid to the Blues The expert’s guide to the best blues recordings. Early Years Maxwell was born and educated in Kansas. At the age of 17, he joined the Gene Coy band and travelled extensively throughout the mid- and northwest parts of the country
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West Coast is the debut studio album by Swedish band Studio. It was released in November 2006 by the record label Information. An expanded version of the album was released in 2007 as Yearbook 1. Yearbook 1 was listed at 23 in Pitchfork's Top Albums of 2007 list. West Coast was listed at number 57 on Fact's Best Albums of the Decade list. All tracks written by Rasmus Hägg and Dan Lissvik.
Davis arranged and produced a myriad of West Coast sessions for Modern, Aladdin, and other p. .As a prolific all-purpose sideman, tenor saxman Maxwell Davis filled some of the same pivotal roles on the 1950s Los Angeles R&B scene that Willie Dixon handled so skillfully in Chicago. Davis arranged and produced a myriad of West Coast sessions for Modern, Aladdin, and other postwar R&B indies from the late '40s on, lending his husky sax to scads of waxings. Davis left Kansas for .
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