Richard Davis

Born: 
04/15/1930
City: 
Chicago
Region: 
Illinois
Country: 
USA
Years Active: 
1950's-present
Instruments: 
Bass

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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".

Discography

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