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Name  Kim Richmond

Role  Saxophonist
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Education  University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Nominations  Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella
Similar People  Bob Florence, Chris Walden, Dave Pell, Paul Francis Webster, Bronislaw Kaper

Pianist mahesh balasooriya on great saxophonist kim richmond band

Kim Richmond (born July 24, 1940, Champaign, Illinois) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer.


Richmond played piano, clarinet, and saxophone when young, and made his professional debut in 1956. He studied at the University of Illinois in the early 1960s. He played in the U.S. Air Force big band, the Airmen of Note, while serving from 1963–67 in Washington D.C.. He then moved to California and played with Stan Kenton (1967), Clare Fischer (1968), Louie Bellson (1969–72), Lalo Schifrin (1979), Bob Florence (1979), Les Brown (1989), Bill Holman (1990), Vinny Golia (1991), Johnny Mandel, Chris Walden, and Clay Jenkins.

Richmond arranged professionally from the 1960s, for Schifrin, Buddy Rich, and Ernie Watts among others. He founded the Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra in southern California to perform his works. Additionally, he has worked extensively as a session musician, arranger, director, and conductor for studios and popular musicians.

Hubert laws with the kim richmond concert jazz orchestra


  • Looking in Looking Out (Nine Winds, 1988)
  • Passages (Sea Breeze, 1992)
  • Range (Nine Winds, 1994)
  • Look at the Time (Chase, 1999)
  • Ballads(Chase, 2001)
  • Refractions (Origin, 2003)
  • Crossweave (Origin, 2004)
  • Live at Cafe Metropol (Origin, 2007)
  • As sideman

    With Stan Kenton

  • The Jazz Compositions of Dee Barton (Capitol, 1967)
  • With Lalo Schifrin

  • No One Home (Tabu, 1979)
  • References

    Kim Richmond Wikipedia

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