Home » Musicians » Richard Underhill

Richard Underhill

Richard Underhill's wonderful warm alto sound, great writing and arranging skills and in-from-the-outside soloing make him one of Canada's most distinctive jazz performers. Richard won a 2003 Juno Award for his jazz solo debut 'Tales from the Blue Lounge' and was nominated for the Prix du Jazz at the 2003 Montreal Jazz Festival. The founding member of Toronto's acclaimed Shuffle Demons, he has toured Europe and Canada to critical acclaim for over 22 years. A truly original jazz composer and arranger, Richard's exciting original music captivates audiences with singable melodies, outstanding musicianship and engaging performances. His new album 'Moment in Time' is a fan favourite and has garnered significant critical acclaim.

Richard has performed and recorded with The Neville Brothers/Meters, Han Bennink, Julius Hemphil, Dr. John, Kathleen Edwards, Taj Mahal, Maria Muldar, Rob McConnell, Molly Johnson, Blue Rodeo, Andy Stochansky, Hawksley Workman, The Sadies, Luke Doucet, Bobby Wiseman, Soul Rebels, the Mighty PoPo, Paul Cram, Kevin Breit, the Hemispheres Orchestra, NOMA and Toronto jazz stalwarts like Reg Schwager, Jake Langley, Steve Koven, Ron Davis, Wayne Cass, Tyler Yareema, Tory Cassis, and George Koller. In demand as a session player and sideman, he has written horn and string arrangements for Kathleen Edwards, Molly Johnson, Andy Stochansky, Hawksley Workman, Blue Rodeo, Bobby Wiseman, Big Rude Jake and Lorraine Segato

Read more

Tags

Album Review
Read more articles

Photos

Albums

Crazy Time

Stubby Records
2020

buy

Pairings

Self Produced
2016

buy

Kensington Suite

Stubby Records
2007

buy

Tales From The Blue...

Stubby Records
2005

buy

Moments in Time

Stubby Records
2005

buy

Cat Walk

From: Crazy Time
By Richard Underhill

Similar

Stan Getz
saxophone, tenor
Joe Lovano
saxophone
Jaleel Shaw
saxophone, alto
Donny McCaslin
saxophone, tenor
Greg Osby
saxophone
Ted Nash
saxophone
Michael Blake
saxophone, tenor
George Garzone
saxophone, tenor
Marcus Strickland
clarinet, bass
Sonny Simmons
saxophone, alto

Shop Amazon

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.