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Richard Wyands

Richard Wyands

born on 2/7/1928 in Oakland, CA, United States

died on 25/9/2019 in New York City, NY, United States

Richard Wyands

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Richard Wyands (born July 2, 1928 in Oakland, California) is a hard bop pianist best known as a side-man. He began playing in his teens in San Francisco, but later moved to New York City. He worked with Kenny Burrell in the 1960s and also played in Gigi Gryce's quintet. He has headed a few trios.


As sideman

With Gene Ammons

  • Nice an' Cool (Moodsville, 1961)
  • Jug (Prestige, 1961)
  • Soul Summit Vol. 2 (Prestige, 1961 [1962])
  • Late Hour Special (Prestige, 1961 [1964])
  • Velvet Soul (Prestige, 1961 [1964])

With Kenny Burrell

  • The Tender Gender (Cadet, 1966)
  • A Generation Ago Today (Verve, 1967)
  • Night Song (Verve, 1969)
  • God Bless the Child (CTI, 1971)
  • 'Round Midnight (Fantasy, 1972)
  • Up the Street, 'Round the Corner, Down the Block (Fantasy, 1974)
  • Stormy Monday (Fantasy, 1974 [1978])

With Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

  • Trane Whistle (Prestige, 1960)

With Frank Foster

  • Manhattan Fever (Blue Note, 1968)

With Gigi Gryce

  • Saying Somethin'! (New Jazz, 1960)
  • The Hap'nin's (New Jazz, 1960)
  • The Rat Race Blues (New Jazz, 1960)
  • Reminiscin' (Mercury, 1960)

With Roy Haynes

  • Just Us (New Jazz, 1960)

With Freddie Hubbard

  • First Light (CTI, 1971)

With Willis Jackson

  • Really Groovin' (Prestige, 1961)
  • In My Solitude (Moodsville, 1961)

With Etta Jones

  • Don't Go to Strangers (Prestige, 1960)
  • Something Nice (Prestige, 1961)

With Roland Kirk

  • We Free Kings (Mercury, 1961)

With Charles Mingus

  • Jazz Portraits: Mingus in Wonderland (United Artists, 1959)

With Oliver Nelson

  • Straight Ahead (Prestige, 1961)

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