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Richard Davis

Born: 
04/15/1930
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Years Active: 
1950's-present
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Richard Davis is an American jazz bassist and one of the most widely recorded bassists of all time. Among his most famous contributions to the albums of others are Eric Dolphy's 1964 Blue Note LP Out to Lunch!, Andrew Hill's Point of Departure and Van Morrison's Astral Weeks, of which critic Greil Marcus wrote (in The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll), "Richard Davis provided the greatest bass ever heard on a rock album".

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Birdland Stars of '57 02/17/1957 Boston Symphony Hall Boston Massachusetts USA
Birdland Stars of '57 03/06/1957 Indiana Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Birdland Stars of '57 04/29/1957 Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles California USA
Ben Webster Recording Session 03/11/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Ben Webster Recording Session 03/25/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Ben Webster Recording Session 11/10/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Cannonball Adderley Recording Session 04/26/1965 Capitol Studios NYC New York USA
Gary McFarland Orchestra 02/06/1966 Philharmonic Hall NYC New York USA
Shirley Scott Recording Session 04/15/1966 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Chico Hamilton Recording Session 05/05/1966 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
13th Newport Jazz Festival 07/02/1966 Newport Festival Field Newport Rhode Island USA
Chico Hamilton Recording Session 09/09/1966 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
The Little Big Band 07/13/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/14/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/15/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/16/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/17/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/18/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Newport Jazz Festival New York 07/03/1972 Radio City Music Hall NYC New York USA
20th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival 09/17/1977 Monterey County Fairgrounds Monterey California USA