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Steve Davis

born on 1/1/1929

Steve Davis (bassist)

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Steve Davis (1929-1987) (also known by his Muslim name Sayeed (Luquman Abdul) 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.[1][2] 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.


With John Coltrane

  • Coltrane Plays the Blues (Atlantic, 1962)

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)



  1. John Coltrane - Live at the Jazz Gallery 1960 CD
  2. Lewis Porter (2000). John Coltrane: his life and music, University of Michigan Press.

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