The 2018 new release is here!

NEW RELEASE MAY 15, 2018Richard Howell and Sudden Changes - "Coming of Age - MANGAKU".A new album of original music by Richard Howell featuring: Frederick Harris, Charles McNeal, Ravi Abcarian, Danny Armstrong, and David Frazier.With Special Guest: Christian Scott Atunde AdjuahAnd Introducing: Ele HowellAvailable world-wide on all major digital music platforms May 15th, 2018!(Cover photo by David Tau)

NEW RELEASE MAY 15, 2018Richard Howell and Sudden Changes - "Coming of Age - MANGAKU".A new album of original music by Richard Howell featuring: Frederick Harris, Charles McNeal, Ravi Abcarian, Danny Armstrong, and David Frazier.With Special Guest: Christian Scott Atunde AdjuahAnd Introducing: Ele HowellAvailable world-wide on all major digital music platforms May 15th, 2018!(Cover photo by David Tau)

Coming Of Age - MANGAKU

RICHARD HOWELL AND SUDDEN CHANGES

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Record Label IYOUWE presents: “Coming Of Age - MANGAKU” Introducing Elé Salif Howell with special guest Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah featuring: Frederick Harris, Charles McNeal, Ravi Abcarian, Danny Armstrong, David Frazier Aptly described by KQED as a jazz “Jedi master,” tenor saxophonist, award winning composer and producer Richard Howell is a Bay Area treasure who has come into his own as a bandleader after decades of producing and supporting other artists. Coming of Age - MANGAKU ,has a strong spiritual component and is an album of honest original Richard Howell compositions. The albums introduces Howell’s youngest son, Elé Salif Howell, a spirited teenaged drummer joined by the virtuosic pianist Frederick Harris, veteran bassist Ravi Abcarian and scorching alto saxophonist Charles McNeal,with an appearance from “stretch music” pioneer trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah. Raised in Los Angeles, Howell made his Bay Area jazz debut in the early 1980s with a triumvirate of legends, joining trumpeter Don Cherry, bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Billy Higgins at the Great American Music Hall. He spent years touring with R&B greats Etta James, Chaka Khan, and more ,the music of Richard Howell reflects “fresh” innovation from all of these experiences. “The New Voice of Jazz is an Elder!!” Personnel: Richard Howell tenor, soprano saxophone vocals, percussion, tama drum Frederick Harris -piano Charles McNeal - alto saxophone Elé Salif Howell - drums Ravi Abcarian -double bass Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - trumpet Darrel Green - drums (Coming Of Age) David Frazier - percussion , kutiri drums, congas Ron Belcher - Bass Danny Armstrong- trombone Art Khu - Electric Fender Rhodes piano James Garrison - tenor saxophone (Coming of Age) Baron Arnold - trombone (Bridge Music) Pasha Howell - vocals (Bridge Music)

Music written and produced by Richard Howell for RCHowellMusic ASCAP released on IYOUWE records visit: IYOUWE.com

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  1. 1 Love Cycle 07:00 Info
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  2. 2 Chef Says 10:08 Info
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  3. 3 Messenger 00:31 Info
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  4. 4 Bridge Music - 05:52 Info
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  5. 5 Can I still play 00:45 Info
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  6. 6 Coming Of Age -MANGAKU 11:03 Info
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  7. 7 The Catalyst 07:33 Info
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  8. 8 Ching 00:30 Info
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  9. 9 Mother Earth 06:07 Info
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  10. 10 Sticking With Love 08:14 Info
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  11. 11 Bodi ya 00:30 Info
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  12. 12 Dr.Bell 07:14 Info
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  13. 13 Bridge Music -Full 13:16 Info
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"A genesis , a new birth of me standing in my center as a band leader, experienced musician and mentor to the youth over decades " Richard Howell calls the Bay Area home, but he’s been a leading light on the international scene for decades. A riveting improviser who is also a prolific producer and respected educator, he’s worked and recorded with leading figures in rock, pop, blues and jazz, from Etta James, Chaka Khan, Della Reese, Don Cherry, and Cecil Taylor to Charlie Haden, Willie Bobo, Pete Escovedo, Maurice White, Charlie Musselwhite and Carlos Santana. Having traveled around the world practicing his craft both as musician and educator, he currently lectures throughout Europe, conducting a series entitled “Jazz Tree”, which focuses on the history of jazz and leading the superbly dynamic high-spirited jazz ensemble "Sudden Changes". Here is the offering Featuring : Frederick Harris, Charles McNeal, Ravi Abracian, Danny Armstrong, David Frazier -Introducing Elé Salif Howell with special guest Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

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The Summer Session "live" at The Throckmorton Theatre

RICHARD HOWELL AND SUDDEN CHANGES

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Recorded Live at the Throckmorton Theater by a stellar lineup Richard Howell, Frederick Harris ,Charles McNeal, Ravi Abcarian,Ele Howell, Jasim Peralas, Baron Arnold. Music performed LIVE from the albums "Coming Of Age-MANGAKU" and "BURKINA" in the delightful style of SUDDEN CHANGES you can feel the twist and turns that will pull you out of any negative state into pure joy and positive spirit. Jazz that moves your body. THIS IS WHAT LOVE SOUNDS LIKE-

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  1. 1 LOVE CYCLE 16:50 Info
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  2. 2 HOW TALL IS TOO TALL? 15:10 Info
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  3. 3 BRIDGE MUSIC 13:41 Info
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  4. 4 BRIDGING THE GAP 04:58 Info
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  5. 5 CONVERSATION WITH CHARLIE MAC 12:59 Info
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  6. 6 SUDDEN CHANGES 17:19 Info
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The Winter Session "Live' at the Throckmorton Theatre

RICHARD HOWELL AND SUDDEN CHANGES

this Winter recording has music performed from the MANGAKU album before it's release in May2018 . it's a long recording with a few blemishes from the stage monitor mixes , there was an occasional feedback that did not prevent a stellar performance but it did raise concern about having perfect monitor mixes in the future. Richard Howell, Frederick Harris, Charles McNeal ,Ravi Abacarian, Ele Howell with a special treat from Ashanti Johnson . this was a great night of wonderful music performances . Enjoy ! bringing it to you honest!

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An Afternoon Soiree

RICHARD HOWELL AND SUDDEN CHANGES

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An Afternoon Soiree - Richard Howell and Sudden Changes Frederick Harris,Charles McNeal, Ele Howell, Ravi Abcarian, Richard Howell. Recorded live and produced by Adrian Wong This recording beautifully captures the intensity of this dynamic "Bridge Music" ensemble . special thanks to Ray and Linda

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  1. 1 Sing The Song Of Samba Sock 16:58 Info
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  2. 2 Freedom 13:52 Info
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  3. 3 Bridge Music 13:03 Info
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  4. 4 Chef says 16:06 Info
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  5. 5 Sing The Song Of Samba Sock intro Frederick Harris 07:49 Info
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Digital albums

RHQ.WE ARE ALL CONNECTED

R.H.Q.

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RHQ originally the Richard Howell Quintet with EW Wainwright, Gary Brown, Frederick Harris and Destiny Muhammad is released and available here as a digital download the title track has been enjoyed throughout the world being performed in classrooms and recently a part of jazztree education. this spirited and uplifting in all way positive. if you have the original than you have a collectors item . RECORDED AT TARPAN STUDIO SAN RAFAEL

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Richard Howell "Live' at the A-Trane Berlin, Germany

RICHARD HOWELL

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Richard Howell 'live' at the A-Trane jazz club in Berlin, Germany . Recording Winter the year 2000 group , an all star musician from Berlin. Julia Hulsmann-piano, Marc Muelbaur-bass Kay Lubka-drums Samba Sock- conga and tama drum Richard Howell-tenor saxophone, vocal and tama drum

very energetic and simply fun music

Richard Howell originals and a cover tune you will be sure to recognize .

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  1. 1 DO YOU REALLY LOVE ME 15:41 Info
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  2. 2 STILL WE NEED LOVE 14:59 Info
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  3. 3 IT'S NOT ENOUGH 08:21 Info
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  4. 4 THE WHEN I SAY WHAT I SAY BLUES 08:40 Info
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  5. 5 C.ALIF.DREAMIN' 07:56
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  6. 6 FUNNY DAZE -TAMA JAMMM 09:37 Info
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  7. 7 ME - PERTO DE FOGERA 18:41 Info
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Archive Music Playlist -Richard Howell

RICHARD HOWELL

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An assortment of delicious music offerings related to Richard Howell as Composer, Producer, musician , arranger, vocalist , saxophonist for various artist as non leader. Original Compositions performed by Babatunde Lea from "Suite Unseen" summoner of the ghost.

music composed by Richard Howell for RCHowellMusic ASCAP

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Archive Music Playlist -JUST LOVE

RICHARD HOWELL -JUST LOVE

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A 'POP MUSIC " Funk Adventure, put on your dancing shoes.

An assortment of delicious offerings from various ensembles of RCHowellMusic Production , Richard Howell saxophonist, composer or vocalist . Everything related to skills and talents of RCH.

JUST LOVE-recorded in 2001

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  1. 1 JUST LOVE 04:55 Info
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  2. 2 JUST LOVE- remix 03:44 Info
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EARTH MOVE

RICHARD HOWELL-NATIVE SON

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An assortment of delicious music offerings related to Richard Howell as Composer, Producer, musician , arranger, vocalist , saxophonist for various artist as non leader. EARTH MOVE - from the group Native Son

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Richard Howell: from March of the Jazz Guerrillas

RICHARD HOWELL

An assortment of delicious music offerings related to Richard Howell as Composer, Producer, musician , arranger, vocalist , saxophonist for various artist as non leader. I had the pleasure to produce and co-produce Babatunde Lea's album "MARCH OF THE JAZZ GUERRILLAS An outstanding line up of musicians: Bill Summer, Muyongo Jackson, David Frazier,Hilton Ruiz, Alex Blake ,Khalil Shaheed, Angela Wellman , Richard Howell and leader Babatunde Lea.

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  1. 1 The Creator Has A Master Plan 09:57 Info
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  2. 2 Nature Boy 08:07 Info
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  3. 3 In Tune With Tunde 07:02 Info
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New Music

Physical Albums

Howell and Henry "My Heart Belongs To You

RICHARD HOWELL AND JAMES HENRY

Release October 7 ,2017 Recorded in Berlin, Germany in the year 2000 Produced , written and arranged by Richard Howell .

Richard Howell - Lead vocal, all vocal rhythm and background parts , saxophone , bass, guitar , talking drum, bells and misc.percussion. James Herny - drums, congas, misc. percussion lead vocal ,Co-Producer

Your gift , all I ask is you share the site and encourage others to visit .New Music for sale will be frequent! ENJOY with LOVE!

composed by Richard Howell for RCHowellMusic Ascap

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Digital goods

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