Boomie Richman

Abraham Samuel "Boomie" Richman (born April 2, 1922 in Brockton, Massachusetts) was a jazz tenor saxophone player who played with the Tommy Dorsey. He also played clarinet, bass clarinet, piccolo, and flute.

Before joining the Dorsey band, he worked with George Paxton and Muggsy Spanier. From 1945 to 1951, he recorded with Dorsey and was a soloist in the band. During the 1950s he worked intermittently with the Benny Goodman Orchestra and with Red Allen, Ruby Braff, Al Cohn, Cootie Williams, and the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra. He also worked as a studio musician.

He recorded with Buddy Holly on October 21, 1958, playing the sax solo on "True Love Ways". He also played with Judy Garland in her comeback performance at Carnegie Hall. On television, he appeared on The Jimmy Dean Show, The Perry Como Show, The Dick Cavett Show, The Patti Page Show, The Pat Boone Show, and The Andy Williams Show.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 2nd, 1922 (Brockton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, flute

Recordings (Results 51-67 of 67 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 103809 12/4/1957 Lollypop Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, flute  
Decca 103810 12/4/1957 The wayno Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, flute  
Decca 103811 12/4/1957 Chug-a-lug Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, flute  
Decca 103812 12/5/1957 Sure thing Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, flute  
Decca 103813 12/5/1957 Coral reef Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, flute  
Decca 103814 12/5/1957 Why not? Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, flute  
Decca 103815 12/5/1957 Plymouth rock Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, flute  
Decca 104017 1/18/1958 Sweet Eloise Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 104018 1/18/1958 A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 104019 1/18/1958 Moonlight cocktail Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 104020 1/19/1958 Don't sit under the apple tree Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 104021 1/19/1958 Wham! Rebop born bam Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 104022 1/19/1958 I've got a gal in Kalamazoo Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 105869 10/21/1958 True love ways (MC 7461 MCA MCA-3040) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 105870 10/21/1958 It doesn't matter anymore (MC 7456 MCA MCA-40905) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 105871 10/21/1958 Raining in my heart (MC 7460 MCA MCA-3040) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 105872 10/21/1958 Moondreams Buddy Holly instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 51-67 of 67 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Richman, Boomie," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106892.

Richman, Boomie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106892.

"Richman, Boomie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106892

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