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CD Recordings as session musician
Bill Richards: Jazz Compositions (selected)
1. Wind-Rain, 1980, for quartet.



2. Caffeine Psychosis, 1981; revised 1983, for quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM (Edmonton), 1983.



3. Horses of the Night, 1983, for quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983.



4. Hoodoo Men, 1983, quartet or quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983, 1984; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1987;
recorded STV Saskatoon (CanWest), 1989. *



5. Cefn Bryn, 1983 for quartet; revised 1989 for quintet.



6. Black Cat, 1983 for piano solo, duo, trio, or quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983; recorded CBC Edmonton (CBC Canada: Jazz Beat), 1987;
Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



7. Dynamojo, 1983, revised 1989, 2002 for quartet or quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983; recorded STV, 1988; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



8. The Vamp From Planet 'X', 1984, for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984.



9. Dog-Am-God, 1984, for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984.



10. For The Moment, 1984, revised 1989, 2000 for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984



11. Good Boys In Bad Places, 1983 for quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983.



12. Synthesis, 1979, revised 1983 for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983.



13. Recessional, 1984 for quartet (also piano solo or piano/flute).

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



14. Anton's Last Walk, 1987, revised 1989, 2001 for quintet, quartet or trio.

Recorded CBC Edmonton, 1987.



15. January Song, 1989, revised 2001, 2002 for quintet, quartet, trio, or piano solo.

Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



16. Moving Pictures, 1988, revised 2002 for quartet, trio or piano solo.

Premiered February 2009, Edmonton



17. Sweet Pea, 1989, revised 2002 for trio or piano solo.

Trio version recorded live at I Coristi 2002 concert, McDougal United, Edmonton.



18. Vision Quest No.1, 1989 for quartet or piano solo.

Recorded STV, 1989.



19. Song for Ravi, 1994, revised 2001, for quartet, quintet, trio, duet, piano solo.

Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1994; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 2001.



20. Rainy, 1994, for quartet, revised 2002 for trio.

Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1994.




21. Saisayou, 2003, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, November 2003, Edmonton.



22. Shades (working title was Some Other Tune), 1989, revised 2003, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, November 2003, Edmonton.



23. Four Flowers, 2003, for piano solo, trio or quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, May 2004, Edmonton.



24. Antipodes, 2004, for trio or quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, May 2004, Edmonton.



25. Tell Me It Ain’t So, 2003 (2004), for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, May 2004, Edmonton.



26. Drop the Needle (But Don’t Check the Rhyme), 2004 (revised 2005), for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, February 2009, Edmonton



27. Eggopolis, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Jazz Festival (Churchill Square venue), June 2005.



28. Others, for piano solo or quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Jazz Festival (Churchill Square venue), June 2005



29. This, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Jazz Festival (Churchill Square venue), June 2005



30. Dorianna, for multiple keyboards and rhythm section, October 2005

Premiered by the Keyboard Ensemble I in “The Pit” at MacEwan Centre for the Arts, December 2005




31. Yipperoo, for multiple keyboards and rhythm section, October 2005.

Premiered by the Keyboard Ensemble III in “The Pit” at MacEwan Centre for the Arts, December 2006.


32. Brink, for jazz quartet (recorded Celsius Quartet 2009 demo)

33. Orpheus, for quintet (piano, guitar, t-sax, bass, drums), recorded and released on the MacEwan Music 2009 CD SONG FROM MY HEART




COLLABORATIONS: COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

1. Easy Does It, Bill Richards and Johnny Summers, for Johnny Summers CD Walk Through the Park, recorded Calgary August 2002; released Calgary May 2003 (Summertime Music).

2. Miss the Girl/Miss the Boy, Bill Richards and Johnny Summers, for Johnny Summers CD Walk Through the Park, recorded Calgary August 2002; released Calgary May 2003 (Summertime Music).

3. Assisted arranging CBC Radio (Regina) 2003 Christmas Special with featured artists, jazz vocalist Karin Plato (Vancouver) and jazz guitarist Lee Kozak (Saskatoon).



4. Arrangement of Get Out of Town (Porter) - co-arranger Chandelle Rimmer, recorded and released on the MacEwan Music 2009 CD SONG FROM MY HEART
1. Wind-Rain, 1980, for quartet.



2. Caffeine Psychosis, 1981; revised 1983, for quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM (Edmonton), 1983.



3. Horses of the Night, 1983, for quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983.



4. Hoodoo Men, 1983, quartet or quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983, 1984; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1987;
recorded STV Saskatoon (CanWest), 1989. *



5. Cefn Bryn, 1983 for quartet; revised 1989 for quintet.



6. Black Cat, 1983 for piano solo, duo, trio, or quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983; recorded CBC Edmonton (CBC Canada: Jazz Beat), 1987;
Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



7. Dynamojo, 1983, revised 1989, 2002 for quartet or quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983; recorded STV, 1988; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



8. The Vamp From Planet 'X', 1984, for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984.



9. Dog-Am-God, 1984, for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984.



10. For The Moment, 1984, revised 1989, 2000 for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984



11. Good Boys In Bad Places, 1983 for quartet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983.



12. Synthesis, 1979, revised 1983 for quintet.

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1983.



13. Recessional, 1984 for quartet (also piano solo or piano/flute).

Recorded CKRA-FM, 1984; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



14. Anton's Last Walk, 1987, revised 1989, 2001 for quintet, quartet or trio.

Recorded CBC Edmonton, 1987.



15. January Song, 1989, revised 2001, 2002 for quintet, quartet, trio, or piano solo.

Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1989.



16. Moving Pictures, 1988, revised 2002 for quartet, trio or piano solo.

Premiered February 2009, Edmonton



17. Sweet Pea, 1989, revised 2002 for trio or piano solo.

Trio version recorded live at I Coristi 2002 concert, McDougal United, Edmonton.



18. Vision Quest No.1, 1989 for quartet or piano solo.

Recorded STV, 1989.



19. Song for Ravi, 1994, revised 2001, for quartet, quintet, trio, duet, piano solo.

Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1994; recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 2001.



20. Rainy, 1994, for quartet, revised 2002 for trio.

Recorded CBC Saskatchewan, 1994.




21. Saisayou, 2003, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, November 2003, Edmonton.



22. Shades (working title was Some Other Tune), 1989, revised 2003, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, November 2003, Edmonton.



23. Four Flowers, 2003, for piano solo, trio or quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, May 2004, Edmonton.



24. Antipodes, 2004, for trio or quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, May 2004, Edmonton.



25. Tell Me It Ain’t So, 2003 (2004), for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, May 2004, Edmonton.



26. Drop the Needle (But Don’t Check the Rhyme), 2004 (revised 2005), for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Suite, February 2009, Edmonton



27. Eggopolis, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Jazz Festival (Churchill Square venue), June 2005.



28. Others, for piano solo or quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Jazz Festival (Churchill Square venue), June 2005



29. This, for quartet.

Premiered Yardbird Jazz Festival (Churchill Square venue), June 2005



30. Dorianna, for multiple keyboards and rhythm section, October 2005

Premiered by the Keyboard Ensemble I in “The Pit” at MacEwan Centre for the Arts, December 2005




31. Yipperoo, for multiple keyboards and rhythm section, October 2005.

Premiered by the Keyboard Ensemble III in “The Pit” at MacEwan Centre for the Arts, December 2006.


32. Brink, for jazz quartet (recorded Celsius Quartet 2009 demo)

33. Orpheus, for quintet (piano, guitar, t-sax, bass, drums), recorded and released on the MacEwan Music 2009 CD SONG FROM MY HEART




COLLABORATIONS: COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

1. Easy Does It, Bill Richards and Johnny Summers, for Johnny Summers CD Walk Through the Park, recorded Calgary August 2002; released Calgary May 2003 (Summertime Music).

2. Miss the Girl/Miss the Boy, Bill Richards and Johnny Summers, for Johnny Summers CD Walk Through the Park, recorded Calgary August 2002; released Calgary May 2003 (Summertime Music).

3. Assisted arranging CBC Radio (Regina) 2003 Christmas Special with featured artists, jazz vocalist Karin Plato (Vancouver) and jazz guitarist Lee Kozak (Saskatoon).



4. Arrangement of Get Out of Town (Porter) - co-arranger Chandelle Rimmer, recorded and released on the MacEwan Music 2009 CD SONG FROM MY HEART
Celsius Quartet: Moving Pictures (recorded 2013; released 2014) Minimize
Celsius Quartet: Moving Pictures (recorded 2013; released 2014)
SONG FROM MY HEART - MacEwan University Music Program 2009: faculty and student recordings - sounds great! Minimize
Song From My Heart - MacEwan Music, Grant MacEwan University 2009
Johnny Summers: Walk Through the Park (Calgary, 2003)
CD Summers
Richard Monkman: Graffiti Logic (Edmonton, 2008) Minimize
Graffiti
Jeari Czapla: Dolce
CD Dolce
Jessica Wiens: How My Heart Is Singin'
CD Wiens
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