Born: June 6, 1961
Jazz writers and musicians have described his tenor saxophone sound as big and round, full bodied, muscular and his style as fluid, solid, individual, quite varied, and he plays with harmonic intelligence. John Richmond's live engagements and recording sessions have included work with many of the top jazz musicians of our time.
He performs regularly at the Turning Point Cafe in Piermont, NY where there is an ongoing Jazz series, Jazz at the Turning Point Cafe that includes Monday Open Jazz sessions and a Jazz Concert series at which many notable jazz artists perform....
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RE: recent Newark Star-Ledger article by Zan Stewart
Richmond is the real thing. I've caught him several times at The Turning Point Cafe and he's taken care of business on the bandstand with the likes of Dave Schnitter, Jerry Weldon, Bobby Porcelli, and Walt Weiskopf. The Cecil's gig [April 17-18 09] is of special interest because Richmond has worked a couple of times with [Bob]DeVos and has a good rapport with the guitarist and Steve Johns.
The Turning Point Cafe
July 14, 2008
A few months ago I started reviewing sets performed at The Turning Point Cafe, a small, intimate club which features jazz on Monday nights...