May 29, 1925 - Jun 12, 2008
Danny Davis was a country music band leader, trumpet player, vocalist and producer, best known as the founder and leader of the Nashville Brass. Danny Davis was born as George Nowlan into a large Irish-Catholic family in Dorchester, Massachusetts. When he became a professional musician, he changed his name to Danny Davis because MGM executive Harry Meseron told him that "he looked like a Danny." He took the last name Davis because it was a common name in the South.
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