Richard Collins

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Primary Instrument: Guitar, acoustic

Born: May 25, 1945    

Richard Collins was born in New Orleans. He plays piano, trumpet, guitar and banjo. He has been a street musician since 1968. He has played guitar with Babe Stovall, Bukka White, Fritz Richmond, Paul deLay, and many others. He celebrates 50 years of guitar in 2009. All About Jazz Presents: New Orleans guitarist, Richard Collins

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Featured recording “The Richard Collins Songbook”

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The Richard Collins Songbook

Self Produced (2009)

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Primary InstrumentGuitar, acoustic

LocationPortland, OR

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundPh.D., 50 years of playing and teaching; fluent in American Literary Braille/

OMI Dobro, Rose Model; Omi Dobro, Palm Tree Model; 10 Self constructed Jumbo Hollow Bodies, solo hummbuckers...Fender 15r amp
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