Joseph Davis (ARSM) is a qualified, award-winning, Jamaican/British musician/multi-instrumentalist. At the tender age of 19, with perfect pitch and chromesthesia, he already has passed ABRSM Piano examinations (mostly distinctions) up to the new ARSM Diploma exam. Joseph is the first person in Jamaica to ever achieve a distinction in the ARSM Diploma exam.
Joseph plays a variety of instruments including, but not limited to, piano, bass, drums, vocals, djembe, and guitar. He attended Campion College in Kingston, Jamaica from 7th grade to 10th, and graduated from the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California as a Jazz piano major and Songwriting minor in May 2021. He currently attends the Berklee College of Music and is pursuing a degree in Contemporary Writing and Production.
• Was the first person to ever receive a distinction in the ARSM Diploma exam in Jamaica and the only person to receive a distinction in 2018 in Jamaica.
• Won most outstanding musical performance at the JCDC music finals in 2014.
• Performed for the Governor-General of Jamaica 2017.
• Accepted to the Idyllwild Arts Academy, recognized as the best performing arts school in The United States of America.
• Recognized by celebrity figures such as Jacob Collier, Tori Kelly, Protojé, Shontelle, Maségo, Chronixx, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Usain Bolt, Lila Iké & Quest Love.
• Accepted to the Berklee College of Music, recognized as the best contemporary music college in The United States of America.
• Performed with Jesús Molina at a Berklee-organized concert.
• Performed "The Star-Spangled Banner", in honor of Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris, at 'A Golden State Celebrate', hosted by The California State Society.
• Performed at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2021.
• Received the Idyllwild Arts Prestigious 'Most Oustanding Arist' Award for his senior class in 2021.
• Over 1 million views across Instagram, YouTube & TikTok social media platforms.
• Started The Garden JA, an avenue for upcoming Jamaican musicians to showcase their talent.
• Arranged 3 concerts, and released two albums in 2021.