“A gem on the stage. Paul Richards beautifully updated the Laurindo Almeida nylon-string Brazilian guitar style” Jazz Wise Magazine Sept 2013
Paul performs all over the UK and abroad, giving solo guitar recitals spanning Latin, classical and jazz genres, playing in a wide range of duos and bands and also his successful Latin trio dazzling audiences at Jazz clubs and festivals. He has recorded 2 albums – Paul Richards Trio ; Empatia & Episodes (available on iTunes, CDbaby & Spotify)
The Paul Richards Trio is very popular and in high demand at international Jazz festivals such as Love Supreme Festival, Rye International Jazz festival, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Guiting Music Festival, Jazz @ Cadogan Hall, Jazz @ Royal Albert Hall, Tonbridge Castle with Russell Watson & Lianne Carroll and more.
Paul plays around the South East and abroad including solo jazz and classical guitar from throughout Europe to Kuwait, Oman and beyond. Paul performs classical guitar recitals in churches such as All Saints in Hove & Unitarian Church in Brighton which are always a sell out & St Andrew’s, Brighton and as part of Brighton Fringe Festival. He also works as a session guitarist and has recorded for many singers and recording artists such as Low Deep, Dee Palmer (Jethro Tull) & many more.
He has performed on stage with Soweto Kinch, Dave O’Higgins, Joe Lee Wilson, John Altman, Omar, Z Star & Nigel Price amongst others.