Copeland Davis

Copeland Davis

60s-70s HometownPalm Beach County
High School 
Main InstrumentPianist, Vocalist, Arranger, Composer
Other InstrumentsOrgan, Clavinet
Early InfluencesGospel music, Beethoven
Local Bands, Approximate Yearssolo, Copeland Davis Trio, Copeland Davis Group: 1970s to present
Current HometownRoyal Palm Beach
Current OccupationMusician, Bandleader
Current Musical InvolvementStill performs solo, and with The Copeland Davis Group
Comments, Highlights

Born in Winter Park, he began playing piano at the age of seven. He later attended FAU, and graduated in 1972 with a degree in composition and arranging. In 1975 he appeared as a guest of Burt Reynolds on NBC’s Tonight Show. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for “Copeland Davis at Crystal Tree”. On April 20, 1978 he appeared in the one-hour PBS special “Copeland Davis in Concert”. Listed in ”Who's Who in International Music”, and in 2014 entered the ”Las Vegas Entertainers Hall of Fame”.

He Released the albums “Smoldering Secrets” in 1975 on Regalia Records, “Totally Outrageous” in 1987 on Gold Coast Records CMR-3737. 7” recording “No Arms Can Ever Hold You” (no date) Regalia Records, and his 3rd CD “Endangered Species” in 2001. New Vision Records.

Partial list of venues:
1974 Abbey Road, Jupiter
1977, Trudi Heller's/ New York, and Palm Beach
1980 Abbey Road, W.P.B
Horsefeathers, Lake Worth
Checkmate Lounge, Miami
F.A.U. Theatre, Boca Raton
1988 SunFest
Brique Balloon, Palm Beach.


1 thought on “Copeland Davis

  1. What happened to Eddie Doros, your drummer? I dated him back in ’75 when I lived in West Palm Beach? Also, what about Portia? Loved you all!

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