Hailing out of Altadena, CA, in 2008 Jabari Davis took the San Francisco Comedy community by storm, with humor that mixes down and dirty street smarts with thought provoking intellect. With a style that interweaves true-life failures backed by undeniable logic, his comedic dialogue transcends not only cultural barriers, but social classes as well.
Jabari has performed in some of the the nations biggest Comedy clubs including The Comedy Store (Hollywood, La Jolla Ca), The Ice House Comedy Club (Pasadena, Ca), San Francisco Punchline, Sacramento Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club (San Francisco), Carolines on Broadway (New York City), and Gotham Comedy Club (New York City) to name a few. In 2010 he debuted his one man Solo Performance piece “Felony Swagger With a Degree,” in the San Francisco Theater Festival amid rave reviews. He was invited back to the Festival in 2011 to perform another Solo Performance piece. Both of which were Co-Directed by W. Kamau Bell of FX’s “Totally Biased.” In 2011, 2012, and 2013 Jabari was selected to perform in San Francisco prestigious Comedy Day Festival in Golden Gate Park performing alongside Robin Williams, Diane Amos, and Gina Yashere. Jabari has also opened for Charlie Murphy’s Acid Trip Tour, and was recently selected to perform in the Cape Fear Comedy Festival 2013 in Wilmington, North Carolina. To cap off an amazng run in the Bay Area, Jabari Headlined Yoshis San Francisco in September 2013. A predominately Jazz venue, Jabari was and still is the only local Comedian to ever play the Venue. With less than a decade in the Business, Jabari has quickly established himself as a rising star. With National Opener and Feature credits to his name, it’s only a matter of time before he reaches National Headliner status.
In addition to becoming one of the top Comics in The Bay Area, Jabari Davis is also a renowned Producer in the region as well. He gained his recognition from producing a High Powered show, “Jabari Davis and Associates” at San Francisco’s now defunct Legendary Purple Onion Comedy Club from 2010-2012. In addition to performing and producing live Stand Up, Jabari Davis also wrote and directed two full length Documentaries “Escape From LA” and “Basement Legends,” which is a film about the Historical Purple Onion and Jabari Davis’ intertwined fates in San Francisco Comedy.
Jabari tours regularly throughout the United States and recently capped off an amazing 5 year run in San Francisco Comedy. Next Stop. New York City.