Dr. Joshua Davis is a composer, arranger, and educator with performances as an orchestral and jazz bassist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the National Concert Hall in Taiwan, Blue Note Jakarta, Bimhuis Amsterdam, and Opera Marseille; with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Four Freshmen, Artichoke Dance Company, Tim Miller, Vardan Ovsepian, Peter Erskine, Jerry Bergonzi, and others. Recordings include Common Ground, with Peter Erskine, Bob Sheppard, Vardan Ovsepian, and Takako; Known Garden, a cd featuring Joshua’s compositions in the hands of contemporary jazz performers; Squashua, Joshua’s first feature recording as an arranger and leader, showcasing Romantic Era symphonies and the music of Sting. Josh joined the faculty at Susquehanna University as the Director of Jazz Studies in 2006. He was the Director of Jazz Studies at Towson University between 2002 and 2006. Prior he was an awarded leader of curriculum development at Berklee College of Music where, as one of the youngest faculty members, he taught for six years. Josh created RhythmMeterWorkshop.com, a site of video lessons addressing rhythm and meter development. He is a curator at ShapeShifter Plus, programing new music concerts and educating the public about new music in New York City. Composition commissions include Overflow and Convergent Mirrors for Artichoke Dance Company’s 2016 concert series featuring double bass improvisation and Ableton Live, R Trainversations for Bella Voce Additional concert, composition, and teaching information can be found at www.joshuadavis.org.