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Born in Eastbourne, England, in 1956, Richard Morgan grew up listening to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. In 1981, he put away his turntable before going off to study in Canada and he only took it out again twenty years later in Switzerland. Re-inventing himself as a singer/songwriter in 2005 was therefore something of a surprise.

A warm voice, melodies that swing, witty lyrics: Richard Morgan's songs remind one of the standards of the Golden Age of jazz.

Also a documentary film-maker (www.invisipics.com)

Music available:
“Letting Go,” an EP of four jazz songs, 2007;
“The Less You Do,” an album of 12 jazz songs, 2010;
“Mist,” instrumental single, 2011;
“Popcorn,” experimental instrumental single, 2014;
“Je me débrouille,” jazz single, 2014;
“My Titanic,” an album of 12 pop/experimental songs, 2016;
“Same Mistake,” pop single, 2018.

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Blues Bytes What's New June 2008

Englishman Richard Morgan is a published poet and has also been making documentaries for Swiss TV for the past 15 years. Recently, he decided to embark on his third creative career, writing and singing songs in a blues/jazz vein. Recently, he released an EP called Letting Go (invisipics). Morgan wrote all four songs and is accompanied by pianist Leo Chevalley. The four songs are in the style of ’30s to ’50s jazz/blues and show Morgan to be a talented lyricist with wit, charm, and intellect. “Life’s A Roller Coaster” is a song of optimism that we can all relate to, about how the bad times in life are soon supplanted by good times

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