Kim Richmond (b. 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 Air Force big band, 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 .
I sat down with Kim at his home in Hollywood, and had a great conversation about his career, the love for this music called Jazz.
Enjoy this interview with Kim Richmond.
Recorded July 1, 2013
Songs in order, 1, Artistry in Rhythm,"Artistry " 2, The Peanut Vendor, "Artistry" 3, In a Sentimental Mood, "Ballads" 4, A Flower is a Lovesome Thing "Ballads" 5, Zippidy Altered, "Artistry"
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