Native New Yorker Kevin Davis began his music career studying music theory and percussion while growing up in the multicultural communities of New York City. His musical training and passions were primarily influenced by Tito Puente, Eddie Palmeri and Sam Cooke.
After studying abroad in Puerto Rico, Republica Dominicana, and Jamaica, he relocated to Virginia�s capital city.
In 1984 Kevin founded and created the BanCaribe Ensemble, BanCaribe is an exciting blend of Afro-Cuban, Latin, Caribbean and Soulful Rhythm and Blues, all held together with pulsating percussion. The musical compositions and arrangements are spiritually inspired by the rhythmic beats and chants of African music.
Our music is coined �CLAVE SOUL� it is Soulful, Sophisticated, Universal, and Unique
BAN CARIBE will create memories of tropical sands, balmy island breezes, and the clear water of paradise. Rumba with Soul to the �Clave Soul� Sounds of Ban Caribe.
In addition to directing and composing musical compositions for his band �BanCaribe�, Kevin is the Director and founder of the Ashbury United Methodist Church youth drum ministry, cofounder of the World Beat Workshop, guest artist with the Virginia Commission of the Arts & Young Audiences of Learning, member of the music ministry at Ashbury Methodist and Saint James Episcopal Church.
BanCaribe is available for all your special events call us @ 804. 282.8698 Or email @Bancaribe1@verizon.net