Jeff Richman


“Kind of a bit John Scofield, a bit Carlos Santana. He really is sensational live”

Robbie Krieger, guitar player for the legendary band ‘The Doors’

Virtuoso guitar master Jeff Richman is one of America’s most prolific guitarists in the Jazz/Rock and Fusion genres. Jeff has been among the ‘A’ list of Los Angeles players for the last few decades. His huge body of work includes concerts all over the world and 16 solo albums as leader on numerous record labels. He has performed with such major artists as B.B. King, Henry Mancini, Manhattan Transfer, Blood Sweat and Tears, Billy Cobham, Pat Martino, Steve Lukather, Eric Johnson, Dave Weckl, Vinnie Coliauta, Steve Morse, Simon Phillips, Steve Gadd, Airto Moreira, Flora Purim. His Compositions have been recorded by Cliff Richard, Robbie Krieger of The Doors, Vital Information and other artists. Jeff’s long list of performances in feature films and Television include Beethoven 3rd and 4th, The Hollywood Sign, Las Vegas, Never Ending Story, That thing you do and several others.

Jeff produced a series of 6 CDs featuring some of the world’s most in demand players for Tone Center Records. These CDs were tributes to John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Steely Dan, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Carlos Santana and Jeff Beck. He performed a few years back in Mumbai with an all star band of musicians from Yellow Jackets – Russ Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip and Will Kennedy. Jeff is currently in the studio recording his 17th solo album with drum legend Steve Gadd, bass masters Jeff Lorber and Jimmy Haslip and keyboard stars George Whitty and Alan Pasqua.

Jeff has been a star guitar faculty at Musicians Institute for several years. His exceptional contributions to MI’s guitar program is well known. He is a world class educator, respected for his exceptional teaching methodologies.



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