Richie's Published Media

A Framework for Jazz Mastery is my teachings on improvisation, composition, and reharmonization. Included are lists of essential solos for transcription, recommended listening, select compositions of mine, and Lieb's tips for musicians.

The Lineage of Modern Jazz Piano takes the reader through the past 100 years of the ten most influential pianists in jazz. I describe the distinctive characteristics of each along with my picks of their three most important albums. 

Included is my analysis of the Bill Evans' intros to Nardis in the last two years of his life. PLUS, I'll share with you who I believe actually wrote Nardis. Miles?

The Lineage of Modern Jazz Piano Audiobook narrated by Michael Lake is a reading of the above Lineage of Modern Jazz Piano book without the Bill Evans Nardis bonus section.

Celebrating One Hundred Years of Bird PDF is my tribute to Bird on the one hundreth anniversary of his birth. Included are thoughts on Bird from Charles McPherson.