Rich Eames

Rich Eames has enjoyed a wide-ranging career in many areas of the L.A. music scene. This versatile musician has developed a unique compositional voice, in evidence in his many original jazz compositions, as well as in his wide range of work in TV and film music. As a pianist, he has toured with such diverse acts as the Pointer Sisters, Doc Severinsen, Lou Rawls, Lea Salonga, Jack Jones, Angela Bofil, and the Jazz Tap Ensemble, and has had long-term associations with such stalwarts of L.A. jazz as the Grammy-winning Bill Holman Big Band, the Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Ensemble, Emil Richards, Bill Watrous, Rick Braun, Auracle, Jennifer Leitham, Ed Shaughnessy, and many others. He can be heard as a sideman on many albums and CDs, including outings with Bill Holman, Nightwind, Roland Vazquez, Mark Winkler, Doug Cameron, Terry Wollman, Barry Coates, Scott Scheer, Charlie Shoemake, Willie & Lobo, Carol Knauber, and Jerry Kalaf.

His CDs as a leader, “Sky Language”, “Upstream / Downstream”, and “Point Of View”, showcase his compositions and feature great performances by Bob Sheppard, Clay Jenkins, Tom Warrington, Dick Weller,

Rob Lockart, and others. He has played on many scoring dates for TV and films. As a composer, he has provided music for many network series, including “Saved By The Bell”, “Herman's Head”, “The Mommies”, “Rhythm and Blues”, “Platypus Man”, “The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer”, as well as for feature films, live theatre, and numerous specials and documentaries.


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