RICHARD DAVIS

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Richard Davis is an international performing musician and Professor of Bass (European Classical and Jazz), Jazz History and combo improvisation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Chicago born, he came to the UW-Madison in 1977 after spending 23 years in New York City establishing himself as one of the world’s premier bass players. Downbeat International Critics Poll named him Best Bassist from 1967-74. He has recorded a dozen albums as a leader and 3000 recordings/jingles as a sideman. Some of his performance/recording credits include Sarah Vaughan, Eric Dolphy, Don Sebesky, Oliver Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Band, Dexter Gordon, Ahmad Jamal and a host of other notables.

Mr. Davis is equally at home in the world of euro classical music, having played under the batons of George Szell, Leopold Stokowski, Igor Stravinsky, Pierre Boulez, Gunther Schuller, and Leonard Bernstein. His great versatility as
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RICHARD DAVIS Muses For Richard Davis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Muses For Richard Davis
Post Bop 1970
RICHARD DAVIS The Philosophy Of The Spiritual (aka With Understanding) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Philosophy Of The Spiritual (aka With Understanding)
Post Bop 1972
RICHARD DAVIS Song For Wounded Knee album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Song For Wounded Knee
Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
RICHARD DAVIS Dealin' (aka Blues For Now) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dealin' (aka Blues For Now)
Post Bop 1974
RICHARD DAVIS Fancy Free album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fancy Free
Post Bop 1977
RICHARD DAVIS Harvest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harvest
Post Bop 1979
RICHARD DAVIS Richard Davis / L.D. Levy ‎: Cauldron album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Richard Davis / L.D. Levy ‎: Cauldron
Avant-Garde Jazz 1979
RICHARD DAVIS Way Out West album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Way Out West
Post Bop 1980
RICHARD DAVIS Persia My Dear album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Persia My Dear
Post Bop 1987
RICHARD DAVIS So in Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
So in Love
Post Bop 2001
RICHARD DAVIS The Bassist: Homage to Diversity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Bassist: Homage to Diversity
Post Bop 2001
RICHARD DAVIS Blue Monk (with Junior Mance) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Monk (with Junior Mance)
Hard Bop 2008

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RICHARD DAVIS Epistrophy & Now's The Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Epistrophy & Now's The Time
Post Bop 1972
RICHARD DAVIS As One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
As One
Post Bop 1976
RICHARD DAVIS One For Frederick / Live At Sweet Basil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One For Frederick / Live At Sweet Basil
Post Bop 1990
RICHARD DAVIS Total Package album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Total Package
Post Bop 1998

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