Jeff Richman has performed and taught throughout
Europe, Japan, Brazil and The United States as a solo artist, as
well as with various name acts. Most recently, Jeff toured Europe
(Oct/Nov 99) as the guitarist for the Manhattan Transfer.
current project, The Jeff Richamn "All Stars",
is an ongoing monthly event at the world famous "Baked
Potato" in Hollywood, California. Combining all star
musicians for each performance, Jeff has the evening's band
recorded live for a special compilation CD. Players already
included in this unique project are Jimmy Haslip, Gregg
Bissonette, Mitchel Forman, T Lavitz, Neil Stubenhaus, John Jr
Robinson, Tom Brechtlein, Steve Tavigilione, Abe Laboriel and
has released seven CDs as a solo artist, some of which he is
joined by players such as Vinny Colaiuta, Steve Smith, Alex
Acuna, Abe Laboriel, Gary Willis, Steve Lukater, John Abercrombie and Ernie Watts, to name a few. His recently
released CD, "Sand Dance", features Richman's
working band with Joel Taylor on drums, Dean Taba on bass and
Judd Miller on EVI. Another current project is the duo CD with
fellow guitarist Wayne Johnson, titled "Apache", on
Jeff's previous solo CD "Last Arrival", he
joined world class producer, Peter Wolf, on keyboards. Peter and
Jeff have shared a long term working relationship on several CD's
and movie scores, as well. In addition, Richman's recorded for
world renowned English pop artist, Cliff Richard. This CD
featured Jeff as a soloist for the number one German hit movie,
"Irrin Ist Mannlich".
in the L.A. studio scene, Richman plays on a variety of TV, CD
and movie projects. He can be heard on the soundtrack for Tom
Hank's movie, "That Thing You Do", and has
produced and written music for three Library Music CD's that air
frequently on television and films.
credits include recordings/tours with T Lavitz, Al Mouzon, Mark
Isham, Me'shell Ndego'cello, Nancy Sinatra, Hanry Mancini, Flora Purim and Airto Moreira. He performed twice at the world renown Montreux
Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
regular performer with his band throughout the Los Angeles area,
Jeff also teaches at the Los Angeles Music Academy (LAMA) and
Musicians Institute (MI). Richman graduated from the Berklee
School of Music, where he studied privately with Pat Metheny and Mick Goodrick. He also holds a Masters Degree
in Music from California State University at Northridge.
Biography courtesy of EMMECI.