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Richard Underhill's wonderful warm alto sound, great writing and arranging skills and in-from-the-outside soloing make him one of Canada's most distinctive jazz performers. Richard won a 2003 Juno Award for his jazz solo debut 'Tales from the Blue Lounge' and was nominated for the Prix du Jazz at the 2003 Montreal Jazz Festival. The founding member of Toronto's acclaimed Shuffle Demons, he has toured Europe and Canada to critical acclaim for over 22 years. A truly original jazz composer and arranger, Richard's exciting original music captivates audiences with singable melodies, outstanding musicianship and engaging performances. His new album 'Moment in Time' is a fan favourite and has garnered significant critical acclaim.

Richard has performed and recorded with The Neville Brothers/Meters, Han Bennink, Julius Hemphil, Dr. John, Kathleen Edwards, Taj Mahal, Maria Muldar, Rob McConnell, Molly Johnson, Blue Rodeo, Andy Stochansky, Hawksley Workman, The Sadies, Luke Doucet, Bobby Wiseman, Soul Rebels, the Mighty PoPo, Paul Cram, Kevin Breit, the Hemispheres Orchestra, NOMA and Toronto jazz stalwarts like Reg Schwager, Jake Langley, Steve Koven, Ron Davis, Wayne Cass, Tyler Yareema, Tory Cassis, and George Koller. In demand as a session player and sideman, he has written horn and string arrangements for Kathleen Edwards, Molly Johnson, Andy Stochansky, Hawksley Workman, Blue Rodeo, Bobby Wiseman, Big Rude Jake and Lorraine Segato

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Album Crazy Time by Shuffle Demons

Crazy Time

Stubby Records
2020

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Album Pairings by Fawn Fritzen

Pairings

Self Produced
2016

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Album Kensington Suite by Richard Underhill

Kensington Suite

Stubby Records
2007

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Album Tales From The Blue Lounge by Richard Underhill

Tales From The Blue...

Stubby Records
2005

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Album Moments in Time by Richard Underhill

Moments in Time

Stubby Records
2005

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Cat Walk

Cat Walk

Richard Underhill
Crazy Time

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