The Davis HS Jazz Band has a long standing tradition as one of the first stage band/jazz ensembles in the Houston Independent School District. The ensemble is under the direction of Mr. Richardson.
- 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR AWARDS
- UH Jazz Festival- Second Division II
- (All Star Award Japheth Jimenez -9th Grade)
- Blinn Jazz Festival- All ONES! Superior Ratings
- Most outstanding trombone of the day! (out of all jazz bands that performed!) – Eduardo Camacho (12th trombone)
- Outstanding “All-Star” Soloist Award- Aletquis Quistian (12th trombone)
- Davis HS Soloist Award- Japheth Jimenez (9th tenor sax)
- SHSU Jazz Festival- FIRST DIVISION! Superior Rating
- 3 Outstanding musician awards- Japeth Jimenez, Eduardo Camacho and Ian Catano.
- Waltrip HS Jazz Festival- ALL FIRST DIVISIONS! Superior Rating
- 3 Outstanding soloists awards- Eduardo Camacho, Aletquis Quistian and Ian Catano.
*Students must participate in a large ensemble to be eligible to participate in the jazz ensemble. (ie. Band, Orchestra or Choir)*