Richard Hyman (born March 8, 1927) is an American jazz pianist and composer. Over a 70-year career, he has worked as a pianist, organist, arranger, music director, electronic musician, and composer. He was named a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters fellow in 2017. His grandson is designer and artist Adam Charlap Hyman.
As a pianist, Hyman has been praised for his versatility. DownBeat magazine characterized him as "a pianist of longstanding grace and bountiful talent, with an ability to adapt to nearly any historical style, from stride to bop to modernist sound-painting."
Birth and Death Data: Born March 8, 1927 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1963
Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, organ
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||75078||7/18/1949||So much||Bill Darnell||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||75079||7/18/1949||Sleepin'||Bill Darnell||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||75080||7/18/1949||Hoe cake, hominy and sassafras||Bill Darnell||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||75081||7/18/1949||Everybody loves my baby||Bill Darnell||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||88435||8/1/1955||Soldier boy||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||88436||8/1/1955||A satisfied mind||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||88977||11/18/1955||The sounds of the night||Eddie (Ed) Safranski||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||88978||11/18/1955||From this moment on||Eddie (Ed) Safranski||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||88979||11/18/1955||Yes Sir, that's my baby||Eddie (Ed) Safranski||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||112951||1/9/1963||Baby workout||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||112952||1/9/1963||I'm going crazy||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||112953||1/9/1963||Count down||Dick Jacobs Orchestra||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||112954||1/9/1963||Dance back to me (Hey, hey, hey, hey)||Dick Jacobs Orchestra||instrumentalist, organ|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hyman, Dick," accessed December 7, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204787.
Hyman, Dick. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204787.
"Hyman, Dick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 7 December 2023.
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