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Steve Davis (bassist)

Steve Davis (bassist)

Jazz bassist
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Intro Jazz bassist
Countries United States of America
Occupations Jazz musician
Gender male
Birth Philadelphia
Death August 21, 1987 (Philadelphia)
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Biography

Steve Davis (1929-1987) (also known by his Muslim name Luquman Abdul Syeed) was a jazz bassist, very active in the sixties.
In 1960, he was briefly part of the renowned John Coltrane quartet, before being replaced by Reggie Workman. Davis recorded My Favorite Things (album) with the quartet. He also recorded as a sideperson with Chuck & Gap Mangione in Hey Baby!, and with quartet fellow (and brother in law) McCoy Tyner in the album Nights of Ballads & Blues.

Discography

With John Coltrane

  • My Favorite Things (album) (Atlantic, 1961)
  • Coltrane Jazz (album) (Atlantic, 1961)
  • Coltrane Plays the Blues (Atlantic, 1962)
  • Coltrane's Sound (Atlantic, 1964)

With Freddie McCoy

  • Spider Man (Prestige, 1965)
  • Peas 'n' Rice (Prestige, 1967)

With James Moody

  • Cookin' the Blues (Argo, 1961)

With Chuck & Gap MangioneHey Baby! (The Jazz Brothers) (Riverside, March, 1961)

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