Carlton "Santa" Davis


GROUP ZIGGY MARLEY      

Biography

BORN IN:
Kingston, Jamaica

LIVES IN:
Los Angeles, CA

DRUMMING SINCE:
1969

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Ziggy Marley

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Art Blakey, Billy Cobham, The Skatalites, and Bob Marley

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Mama Africa", Peter Tosh

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Kaya", Bob Marley

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Playing with Peter Tosh three nights in a row, two shows each night, at the Roxy in Los Angeles, 1982. And the live taping of Peter Tosh at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, August, 1983. I think those were my best!

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
Vault Saturation Crash and HHX Evolution Crash

Rodney Howard

Avril Lavigne

Billy Kilson

Chris Botti

Paul Francis

Lady Gaga With Tony Bennett, Brooklyn Jazz Orchestra

Elmo Lovano

Symphonic Circles, Christina Perri, Dirty Murdered Birds, Robert Raimon Roy

Aaron Hines

Envision Performing Arts