Pianist Xavier Davis was born in 1971 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He currently leads his own Trio (Xavier Davis Trio) and teaches at the Juilliard School in New York City.
He had an early start in music studying piano at age 4, trombone at 8, and touring Europe before High School. He has also attended Interlochen Arts Academy.
He has played and toured with many of the great names in Jazz including Betty Carter, Stefon Harris , Tom Harrel, Regina Carter and the Boys Choir of Harlem.