Way Out West (Richard Davis album)

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Way Out West
Studio album by Richard Davis
Released 1980
Recorded June 30 and July 1, 1977
Fantasy Studios, Berkley, California
Genre Jazz
Label Muse
MR 5180
Producer Ed Michel
Richard Davis chronology
Harvest
(1977)
Way Out West
(1977)
Fancy Free
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Way Out West is an album by bassist Richard Davis recorded in 1977 but not released on the Muse label until 1980.[2][3]

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "Ranging from straightahead to some funky pop, this is an interesting if not essential release from the masterful bassist".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Peace for Richard" (S. Roune) - 2:00
  2. "Elephant Boy" (Bill Lee) - 6:18
  3. "Do a Dog a Favor" (R. Bowers, P. Davis) - 3:15
  4. "On the Trail" (Ferde Grofé) - 7:29
  5. "I'm Old Fashioned" (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) - 4:24
  6. "Sienna: Waiting for the Moment" (Stanley Cowell) - 5:05
  7. "Warm Canto" (Mal Waldron) - 4:11
  8. "Song of Gratitude" (C. L. Moorehead) - 3:13
  9. "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" (Stevie Wonder) - 3:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing, accessed August 30, 2013
  2. ^ Muse Records discography accessed August 30, 2013
  3. ^ Richard Davis discography accessed August 30, 2013