Tim Richards - MySpace (jazz page)
Tim Richards - MySpace (composition page)


Cindy Douglas
Scottish singer - recorded her latest album 'My New Jive' with Tim Richards Trio in 2012.


Shireen Francis
London-based singer, joint leader of Soul Serenade quintet with Tim Richards.

Jari Perkiomaki
Finnish saxophonist and head of jazz at the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki). Toured the UK with Great Spirit Nov 2006. See also his biography on this site
Denise Mangiardi
USA vocalist and composer, now resident in London.
See also her page on this site.
Jack Walrath
USA trumpeter (ex-MIngus), toured in Europe with Spirit Level and appeared on Killer Bunnies album, 1985-86.
Annette Walker
Tap dancer and pianist, mentored by Tim as part of her Trailblazer Fellowship Award 2009-10 (from ADAD - The Association of Dance from the African Diaspora).


33 Records
Independant label specialising in British jazz musicians

Jazz CDs
Independant mail order company for British jazz - order Tim's CDs here!

Jazz Services
Arts Council funded jazz organisation, based in London.
Excellent website with database of musicians, venues, promoters, teachers, etc.

Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition
Biannual competition next held in October 2012. Prizes include a piano, UK tour and recording. Judges include Tim Richards, Andrea Vicary,Dave Newton, Jamil Sheriff.

Useful Mail order company for all jazz education requirements. Also publishers of Britain's premier jazz magazine.


Schott Music Ltd
Publishers of Tim's books Improvising Blues Piano and Exploring Jazz Piano

Hal Leonard
USA distributor for Improvising Blues Piano and Exploring Jazz Piano

Learn Jazz Piano
Scot Ranney's website is a valuable forum for all things to do with jazz piano. See also:

Scot's review of Improvising Blues Piano
Scot's review of Exploring Jazz Piano (vols 1 and 2)

Piano World Forum
Comprehensive forum for all things pianistic

Morley College, London SW1
Tim's Tuesday and Wednesday night piano classes.

Premises Studios, Hackney, London E1
Rehearsal and recording studio, home of the annual Jazz Piano Summer School.

Jazz Course UK
Sax player Rob Hall runs courses for all instruments in Cambridge and Scotland, including a Jazz Piano Weekend with Tim Richards in Lanarkshire.

Jazz School
Pianist Nick Weldon's new website with lots of info about courses, the 'Shoe Factory' studio, and some great tips on working with singers!...

Jam Sessions
List of London jam sessions (PDF)


Boogie and Blues Piano - The All New Beginners' Guide
Excellent tuition DVD, presented by pianists Louis Vause and Seamus Beaghan

Charlotte Sreet Blues
London's newest blues club - live music every night

Blues in London
The definitive guide

Euro Blues 
UK blues workshops, concerts, festivals.

Blindman Blues Forum
Worldwide blues connections...

Henry Butler
Check out this amazing pianist from New Orleans