ALBUMS


Track Records 0215
Six-piece band.
2015
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Tim Richards' Hextet
TELEGRAPH HILL

Tim Richards (piano), Dick Pearce (trumpet), Ed Jones (tenor sax), Ralph Wyld (vibes), Dominic Howles (bass), Peter Ibbetson (drums).

Tim Richards-jazz pianist · Telegraph Hill

“A joy from beginning to end.”
Dave Gelly - THE OBSERVER

“Bristling with big tunes, emphatic playing and sumptuous solo work.”
Adrian Pallant - LONDON JAZZ NEWS


ABACAJAZZ CD0014
2017
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JT4tet
THE MESSAGE

Jon 'T-Bone' Taylor (guitar), Tim Richards (piano, el piano), Andy Lafone (bass), Pete Miles (drums).



“A very fine piece of cool, hip soul-jazz… excellent piano playing and some impressively controlled blues guitar work from the leader.”
BLUES IN BRITAIN
 


Tim Richards Trio
SHAPESHIFTING

Tim Richards (piano), Dominic Howles (bass), Jeff Lardner (drums).

Tim Richards-jazz pianist · Shapeshifting (trio)

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“Exuberantly swinging gospel-tinged bop, freshly served.”
Robert Shore - JAZZWISE MAGAZINE

“A masterclass in contemporary jazz piano from a vigorous, vibrant but tastefully interactive band.”
Chris Parker - VORTEX JAZZ


Tim Richards Trio
TWELVE BY THREE

Tim Richards (piano), Dominic Howles (bass), Matt Home (drums)

Tim Richards-jazz pianist · Poinciana (trio)

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“A fine pianist on the British scene since the late 1970s - fluently exploring
a hard-bop and blues-inflected jazz... played with affection and charm.”
John Fordham - THE GUARDIAN

“If you didn't know that this was recorded by a British pianist in 2002,
you'd swear it was an old 1960s session by some hard-swinging, blues-drenched pianist like Horace Silver or Gene Harris.”
CADENCE MAGAZINE (USA)


Tim Richards Trio
THE OTHER SIDE

Tim Richards (piano, el piano), Kubryk Townsend (bass), Kenrick Rowe or Andrea Trillo (drums).


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“Digs deep into the groovebag.”
TIME OUT

“Tim Richards' piano playing has the distinction of being both adventurous and immediately attractive.”
Dave Gelly - THE OBSERVER



Scottish vocalist's debut album - choice selection of standards.
2012
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Cindy Douglas with the Tim Richards Trio
MY NEW JIVE

Cindy Douglas (vocals), TR (piano), Dominic Howles (bass), Jeff Lardner (drums)
+ special guests Ian East (sop sax, zurna), Peter Watson (accordion), Abdelkader Saadoun (perc) 

ABDELKADER SAADOUN · Cindy Douglas- feat. Abdelkader Saadoun on Percussion

“Explores everything from bebop to swing to world music…
the song arrangements are full of captivating detail.”
JAZZWISE

“Extremely talented vocalist sings with all her heart and soul and her
glamorous voice reflects that.”
JAZZBEAT (Voice of America)



33Jazz120
Nine-piece band.
2005
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Tim Richards' Great Spirit
EPISTROPHY

Tim Richards (pno, kbds), Dick Pearce (tpt), Jason Yarde (alto/sop sax), Ed Jones (tnr sax), Tony Kofi (baritone sax), Roger Beaujolais (vibes), Leon Stenning (gtr), Tom Herbert (bass), Seb Rochford (drums).

Tim Richards-jazz pianist · Cliffs (9-piece band)

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“Richards' arrangements are terrific, and the choice of material is just as good...
A landmark achievement in a long career.”
John Fordham - THE GUARDIAN

“Powerful, earthy, dramatic music...
a judiciously balanced band in top form.”
Chris Parker - JAZZ at RONNIE SCOTT'S

“Jazz supergroup whose passion proves inspirational...
not a dull moment from beginning to end.”
Stuart Nicholson - THE OBSERVER MUSIC MONTHLY





33Jazz051
CD1: Nine-piece band  
1999
CD2: Compilation of 4tet/5tet tracks from the 1980s
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Tim Richards' Great Spirit SUITE FOR THE SHED
+ Best of SPIRIT LEVEL 1979-90 (double album)

CD 1: Tim Richards (pno, kbds), Dick Pearce (tpt), Gilad Atzmon (alto/sop sax), Denys Baptiste (tnr sax), Tony Kofi (baritone sax), Roger Beaujolais (vibes), Dave Colton (gtr), Davide Mantovani (bass), Dave Ohm (drums).
CD 2: Paul Dunmall (tnr sax), Dave Holdsworth (tpt), Tim Richards (pno), Paul Anstey (bass), Tony Orrell (drums) + Jack Walrath (tpt), Tony Marsh (drums), Jerry Underwood (tnr sax), Ernest Mothle (bass), Mark Sanders (drums).


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“Passion, groove and grit.”
John Lewis - TIME OUT

“Attractive ensemble writing... infectious grooves... powerful soloing.”
Kennie Mathieson - JAZZWISE (4 stars - an outstanding release)

“A very fine example of British writing by a veteran of the modern UK scene.”
Mark Gilbert - JAZZ REVIEW