Muses for Richard Davis

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Muses for Richard Davis
Studio album by Richard Davis
Released 1970
Recorded December 9, 1969
MPS Studio, Villingen, East Germany
Genre Jazz
Label MPS
MR 5002
Producer Joachim-Ernst Berendt
Richard Davis chronology
Heavy Sounds
Muses for Richard Davis
The Philosophy of the Spiritual
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Muses for Richard Davis is the debut album by bassist Richard Davis recorded in 1969 and released on the German MPS label.[2][3]


Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars with a review stating, "It's a meeting of post-bop titans who not only know how to play, but also how to play together".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Milktrain" (Jimmy Knepper) - 6:03
  2. "A Child is Born" (Thad Jones) - 5:00
  3. "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 9:25
  4. "What Is It?" (Pepper Adams) - 7:00
  5. "Muses for Richard Davis" (Roland Hanna) - 5:00
  6. "Toe Tail Moon" (Jerry Dodgion) - 4:55



  1. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review, accessed August 30, 2013
  2. ^ MPS Records discography accessed August 29, 2013
  3. ^ Richard Davis discography accessed August 29, 2013