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Richard Davis

Bassist + Bass
Male
Born Apr 15, 1930

Richard Davis is an American jazz bassist. Davis is 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".… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1930 Birth Born in 1930.

TWENTIES

1952 22 Years Old In 1952 Richard Davis received a BME from Vandercook College.
1954 24 Years Old After college, Davis performed in dance bands. The connections he made while performing various gigs led him to meet pianist Don Shirley. In 1954 Davis and Shirley moved to New York city and performed together until 1956. … Read More

THIRTIES

1964 34 Years Old …  Among his most famous contributions to the albums of others are Eric Dolphy's 1964 Blue Note LP Out to Lunch! … Read More
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