Kim has been involved in nearly every facet of the professional
music industry, both as a player and as a composer/arranger. His
instruments are alto, soprano, tenor and baritone saxes, clarinet, bass
clarinet, and flutes. Kim has been a member of the orchestras of Stan
Kenton, Louis Bellson, Bob Florence, Clare Fischer, Bill Holman, and
Vinny Golia among others.
Kim is also a consummate educator. He is an adjunct professor in the
Jazz Studies department of USC, and does numerous jazz camps and clinics
in the Spring and Summer of each year. He is on staff at many of the
Jim Widner Summer Jazz Camps, the Bud Shank Workshop camps, and the
University of Iowa Jazz Camp. He is currently involved in starting a new
jazz camp/jazz party for grown-ups.
Whatever his mode of expression, be it instrumental performance,
composition, arranging and conducting, KIM RICHMOND is striving to
express a uniquely original voice, combining his extensive experience
with the new sounds of our evolving musical world.
Kim is a Selmer artist and endorses all Selmer saxophones and other
woodwinds. In spite of his busy schedule in the professional music
world, KIM RICHMOND enjoys keeping in touch with the educational music
field by serving as guest lecturer, conductor and guest soloist at
college music festivals and workshops around the country. If you are
interested in contacting Kim for any of these reasons, please send
e-mail him at [email protected]
or at [email protected]