OpenRangeWebCoverABassist-composer John Davey is excited to announce the release of his new CD “Open Range”,  featuring guitarist Ken McGloin and drummer Dean Sharp. The recording was produced by Davey and Sharp, recorded primarily at The Clubhouse Studio in Rhinebeck NY by Paul Antonell, with additional recording at Dean’s Elbo Projekt Room in Kingston, NY. The recording was  mastered by the amazing producer-guitarist-composer-sound sculptor David Torn. The record features ten new compositions by Davey, as well as two classic Western tunes “Home On the Range” and “Wayfaring Stranger”. The music covers a wide range of the American landscape – a hobo stew of acoustic-electric power-trio/country/indie-rock/jazz/improv. This recording was partially funded by a Kickstarter campaign. and is available  NOW  through CDBaby, iTunes, and Amazon.

For a taste of the wide (open) range of the CD, here are two tracks – the pastoral “HEARTLAND” and the slammin’ “BETTER DAYS” ….Enjoy!


Better Days


Davey released the CD “You Are Here” with his world music-jazz trio GlobeTrotting, featuring bansuri flutist/multi-reedist Steve Gorn and percussionist Brian Melick,  in 2007. He released his first CD as a leader, entitled “Sound Bites”, in 2005, featuring pianist Jeremy Wall, guitarist Chuck D’Aloia, percussionist Brian Melick, and vocalist Lorena Guillen. His chamber-jazz string trio From The Bridge, featuring classical guitarist Dennis Turechek and violist Amy Merrill, released their debut CD “9 views” in 2001. He released the CD “Let Them Tell Us”, a spoken word/poetry/original music project with his wife Alison Black, collectively known as THEY SAY in 2010. John was recently featured on jazz vocalist Diane Ducey’s new CD “Just In Time”, along with pianist Rob Hunt and drummer Joe Tokarowski. All recordings are available through CDBaby.



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