256 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, California 94133

As a saxophonist, Richard Howell's spirited abilities have been mingled with the talents of Etta James, Chaka Khan, Maurice White, Della Reese, Don Cherry, Cecil Taylor, Willie Bobo, Angela Bofeil, Narada Michael Walden, Buddy Guy, Charlie Musslewhite, and the Motels among others.

Mr. Howell has performed in such famous venues as the Tonight Show, Montreaux Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Lincoln Center, Hollywood Bowl and the Royal Albert Hall.

Richard Howell is one of the premiere saxophonists in the Bay Area, often the first call for recordings, live shows, events and private parties.

Not only according to critics, Richard´s live performances have been well received:
"He embodies the simplicity of elegance..." ( Keith Hines, kcsm- the bay area´s jazz station)
"The charismatic, communicative Jazz saxophonist from San Francisco brings out the role of jazz as a grassroots art form.... Jazz expert or not, you can internalise the emotional effect" (Lionel Haas, Jazzradio 101.9 Berlin)

He is currently active:
- Lecturing Jazz History and developing Jazz Education products
- Performing throughout Europe with his own band RICHARD HOWELL & SUDDEN CHANGES made up of European and African musicians.
- Contributing his skills and talents with musical artists like Babatunde Lea, Vivendo de Pao, The Mo' Rockin Project, Omar Sosa, Samba Sock, el Houssaine Kili, Embryo and others.

As the founder of RC Howell Music and CEO-Wireonfire WebGroup Richard is responsible for countless productions available internationally through traditional outlets as well as electronic retailers.

With a wide range of influences and an expansive gammut of experience, saxophonist Richard Howell truly brings a soulful, moving world of music to the stage of Jazz at Pearl's. Don't miss it!

Artist or Label Web Site: http://www.wireonfire.com/richardhowell/rchhome.html
PermaLink on our Site: http://secure.jazzatpearls.com/talent_page.php?id=295
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Doors open 30 minutes prior to each show.
2 Shows:
8:00 pm & 10:00 pm
Shows are 75 - 90 minutes each.
Click or call 415-291 8255 for tickets.

Official Website: http://www.jazzatpearls/jazz

Added by in2jazz on August 25, 2007

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