BK Davis Praised For Contribution to His Profession

BK Davis

BK Davis has been included in Outstanding Young Men of America®. He is praised for his accomplishments and contributions to the community around him. BK Davis was nominated in his local area based on his achievement and excellence served in his community. To be included in this edition, BK Davis was found to be exceptional when measured against the standards of his service to others, his professional excellence, civic and professional recognition and community activities. In his entry in Outstanding Young Men of America®, BK Davis is noted for his education in music which includes: Maryland … [Read more...]

BK Davis Sings

BK Davis

Just eight bars into the new CD by BK Davis, “BK Davis Sings”, and the listener already knows a vocal treat has been tapped into. With a voice and talent that rivals the likes of Jeffrey Osbourne and Luther Vandross, it quickly becomes clear that Davis is a consummate artist. The 11-song CD is the Davenport, IA jazz artist’s third release on his own. “Sweet Rain” in 1990 highlights his gospel roots while “Can’t Stop” in 1991 showcases his forte as a jazz maestro on the keyboards. “BK Davis Sings” is just that—a jazzy compilation of Davis’ smooth, professional vocals backed up by and blended … [Read more...]

Performers Note Black History

BK Davis Black History

The gospel and jazz music at a Black History Month celebration Saturday afternoon drew more than quiet toe-tapping from the audience. Many clapped their hands and shouted encouragement to a trio of musicians and the Pauline Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church choir, performing in the Salem City Council chambers. “You know, we’re not at a funeral this afternoon,” the Rev. Nellie B. Thompson told the 50-member audience. She is copaster or the Salem church, whic sponsored the celebration. “If you’ve never heard music from the South, you’re hearing it now. “They’re only putting into it what … [Read more...]