Jordyn Davis

Composer, 2019

Jordyn Davis is a composer, songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist from Inkster, MI. In May 2019, Davis became the first African-American woman to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from Michigan State University as well as the first Michigan State student to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition and Jazz Studies concurrently. She has composed & arranged over 20 pieces of music for film, various contemporary classical chamber ensembles, symphony orchestra as well as various jazz ensembles including octet, and big band. Her works have been performed at the Detroit Institute of Art, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Guarneir Hall in Chicago, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and more. Davis is currently pursuing a masters degree in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University. In addition to her studies, she is the founder of an indie rock/neo-soul project called “Composetheway”. 

Shattered — Jordyn Davis

for soprano voice, cello, bass, piano​