Jeffrey Davies (guitarist)

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Jeffrey Davies (born 1967 in Washington, D.C.) is an American rock musician best known as the original lead guitarist of the psychedelic rock band The Brian Jonestown Massacre.[1] He played in the band from 1992 to 1999. He rejoined the band in 2001 only to quit again in 2003. Spending much of his early years in Washington D.C., Davies' family moved to New Mexico where he spent his teen years before eventually moving to San Francisco. While in San Francisco he would become a member of The Brian Jonestown Massacre, replacing Patrick Straczek appearing on the majority of their recordings.

He is featured in the film DiG! about The Brian Jonestown Massacre and their love/hate relationship with The Dandy Warhols.

Trivia[edit]

  • Davies also plays the organ, as well as the saxophone.
  • Is featured in the Ondi Timoner directed documentary DiG!. The film deals with the intense love/hate relationship fuelled by Anton Newcombe, between the BJM and The Dandy Warhols.
  • Briefly a member of former Detroit psych group Siddhartha (Marlon Hauser).
  • Currently appears as a guest guitarist and instrumententalist for the LA based neo-psych experimental collective Kill Kill Kill.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: The Brian Jonestown Massacre". AMG. Retrieved 18 May 2010.