Jerome Richardson

Jerome Richardson (November 15, 1920 – June 23, 2000) was an American jazz musician and woodwind player. He played the soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone, soprano clarinet, alto clarinet, bass clarinet, piccolo, western concert flute, soprano flute, alto flute, tenor flute, and bass flute. He played with Charles Mingus, Lionel Hampton, Billy Eckstine, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Kenny Burrell, and later with Earl Hines' small band.

Richardson was born in Oakland, California, and died in Englewood, New Jersey, of heart failure at the age of 79.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 25, 1920 (Oakland), Died June 23, 2000 (Englewood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 75636 12/29/1949 Rag mop Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75637 12/29/1949 For you my love Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75638 12/29/1949 Sky blue Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75664 1/5/1950 I've been a fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75665 1/5/1950 How you sound Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75666 1/5/1950 I almost lost my mind Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75743 1/25/1950 Everybody's somebody's fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75744 1/25/1950 I'll never be free Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75745 1/25/1950 Sad feelin' Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75746 1/25/1950 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75752 1/25/1950 Please give me a chance Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75753 1/25/1950 I wish I knew Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75755 1/26/1950 There will never be another you-1 Lionel Hampton Quintet instrumentalist, flute  
Decca 76021 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 76022 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 76168 4/18/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 76169 4/18/1950 Jelly Roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 76205 4/11/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 76206 4/11/1950 Jelly roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 76207 4/11/1950 Cannonball express Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88970 11/8/1955 Alpha Jerome Richardson Quartet instrumentalist, flute  
Decca 88971 11/8/1955 Misty Jerome Richardson Quartet instrumentalist, flute  
Decca 88972 11/8/1955 O.W. Jerome Richardson Quartet instrumentalist, flute  
Decca 112951 1/9/1963 Baby workout Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 112952 1/9/1963 I'm going crazy Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Richardson, Jerome," accessed March 4, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208507.

Richardson, Jerome. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 4, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208507.

"Richardson, Jerome." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 4 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208507

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.