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Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson is a soulful blues and jazz artist living and performing in Memphis. He writes smooth melodic songs with a swing and jazz feel ,drawing soulful inspiration from Memphis.

His sound has been influenced by a wide range of music : basically everything from Bobby Darin to The Staple Singers via Muddy Waters!

Performing live every week around Memphis-including venues on the historic and world famous Beale Street -PLUS recording all original tunes- he has become recognized as a familiar face on the music scene and Memphis FM Radio and TV.

His upcoming albums for 2024 were recorded at the famous Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis - recorded by Grammy winner Scott Bomar.


Fender Telecasters

Fender Blues Junior

Gibson Byrdland

Gibson ES 120 and 330


Wilson naturally and organically fuses a jazz sensibility with a subtle blues influence to create sparse, soulful songs that could have been crafted in the ’50s. Alex Greene - Music Editor -Memphis Flyer



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