Wonderful World of Percussion - My Life Behind Bars by Emil Richards,Tom Di Nardo

By Emil Richards,Tom Di Nardo

in the course of a span of fifty five years, Emil Richards has been a well known presence in Hollywood soundstages, recording studios, jazz golf equipment and overseas traveling venues. thought of a ideally suited artist at the vibraphone, marimba and xylophone, in addition to a grasp of his world-famous selection of percussion tools, Richards is popular in the course of the global for his versatility.

This book’s life of insightful and hilarious stories comprise years with Frank Sinatra and George Harrison, in addition to many anecdotes related to Burt Bacharach, Elvis Presley and Ravi Shankar, in addition to so much significant recording artists.

Richards’ chronology approximately different types the book’s chapters into a long time, with the Sixties almost always related to album recording, tv exhibits within the ‘70s and movies within the ‘80s and ‘90s. A parallel occupation capability tales emanating via twiddling with George Shearing, Paul Horn, Stan Kenton and Roger Kellaway, in addition to Igor Stravinsky and Richards’ personal staff Calamari.

There are hot memories of the good movie composers, together with Henry Mancini, Alex North, Jerry Goldsmith and John Williams, who all collaborated at discovering a different sound at Richards’ warehouse earlier than composing. Salad bowls utilized in “Planet Of The Apes,” gongs decreased into fluid for house video clips and lots of different strange sonic results will flash readers again to a long time of favourite movies.

From an remarkable family members background and grim days starting to be up in Hartford, Connecticut, via wild excursions with Sinatra to Europe, Japan and Egypt, and visits to the Maharishi in India, Richards’ enjoyable, direct type completely enhances this wealth of within experiences.

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