"With loving care they take the haunting melody and build a priceless masterpiece. In Davidian’s playing the strength of a Keith Jarrett comes through clearly…"
– Paul J. Youngman, jazzreview.com
"…Davidian wanders from light, flowing melodies to moments of abstraction and even dissonance, giving listeners enough familiarity while venturing into more daring, uncharted territory."
– Jack Silverman, The Nashville Scene
Bassist Dr. Jamie Ousley, voted “Best South Florida Jazz Musician of 2011,” is Professor of Jazz Bass at Florida International University in Miami, FL.
Austin McMahon, JD3’s drummer, has released two albums under his own name, and teaches jazz improvisation at Harvard University and at New England Conservatory in Boston, MA.
The Joe Davidian Trio performs a mix of original works and jazz standards. They have been touring internationally since 2000, presenting concerts and giving masterclasses on improvisation and ensemble playing. In 2008, JD3 released the critically acclaimed album “Silent Fire,” featuring each trio members’ compositions. In April of 2013, JD3 released Live at the Jazz Cave: Volume One, which documents a four-year span of performances at the Nashville Jazz Workshop.