Born: May 23, 1958 Primary Instrument: Vibraphone
After Carnival - New World Beat. A fresh, contemporary sound, mixing jazz, ambient, and world music. All original material by vibraphonist Richard Sprince features an international group playing rich harmonies and hot solos over diverse rhythms including Tango, Bossa Nova, Samba and Flamenco.
An accomplished composer and performer, Richard's work provides a unique point of view on the instrumental music scene.
He has performed abroad extensively, in Europe, North Africa and Brazil, as well as in the United States. As a keyboardist, vibraphonist and percussionist, he has performed Jazz, Brazilian, Salsa and African music in clubs, music festivals, television and radio.
He has worked with world class musicians from all over, including: fusion guitarist Ray Gomez; percussionist Sammy Figueroa; flautist Nestor Torres; saxophonist Jorge Pardo, bassist Carlos Benevent, and percussionist Ruben Dantas (Chick Corea & Paco de Lucia alumni); drummer Tony Moreno; Brazilian guitarist Cezar Santana; and many others.