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Richard Davis

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Austin Jeffries

Ralph Russo, cultural arts director of the Wisconsin Union Theater, warned the near-capacity crowd Saturday night that there are "lots of touchups to finalize" in the renovated auditorium space now known as Shannon Hall. But iconic bassist and UW mus more

Jun 22, 2014 4:07 PM MUSIC

"Isthmus" contributor Bob Jacobson reported on the musical accomplishments and educational work of Richard Davis in the June 20 issue, and discussed his story with WORT producer Dylan Brogan on the June 19 edition of "In Our Backyard". more

Jun 20, 2014 7:43 PM MUSIC

Bassist Richard Davis' star power should draw a big crowd to Isthmus Jazz Fest at the UW Memorial Union June 20-21, but the event is also a chance to celebrate other acts that keep the genre alive close to home and around the world. more

Jun 19, 2014 2:00 PM , MUSIC

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Timothy Hughes

It takes only a few minutes of conversation with Richard Davis to figure out that this is a man who likes to wing it. That's true whether he's recording an album, teaching a group of aspiring bassists or mapping out a concert set list. more

Jun 19, 2014 2:00 PM MUSIC