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Richie Cole

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: February 29, 1948    

Richie Cole fans continue to praise the jazz/bebop artist who is recognized worldwide for the sweet sounds of his alto sax and the creativity behind his Alto Madness Orchestra.

The Alto Madness Orchestra was developed by Richie in the early 90's and its continuing popularity is proof of its uniqueness. “The idea of the Orchestra is the concept and sound of an eighteen-piece big band using only seven instruments, four of which are horns,” explained Richie with pride. “Not only does this have the big band ensemble sound, it also allows us plenty of room for improvisation as if we were in a quartet setting,” he added enthusiastically....
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    The Man With the Horn

    Jazz Excursion Records
    2008
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    Rise's Rose Garden

    Jazz Excursion Records
    2006
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    Back on Top

    Jazz Excursion Records
    2005
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    Richie And Phil & Richie

    pfMENTUM
    1998
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    Alto Madness

    pfMENTUM
    1992
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    Side By Side

    pfMENTUM
    1991
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    Осенние Ритмы. Riche Cole In Leningrad. Leningrad Alto...

    pfMENTUM
    1990
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