About

I am a quirky yet personable musician, and my love of piano fuels all sorts of wildly creative projects with colorful characters and insane people.

Piano, yeah!

photo by MichalGarcia.com

Name:  Graham Richards

Educated:

  • Bachelors in Music, Jazz Composition and Film Scoring, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA, 2001
  • Masters in Music, Jazz Piano Performance, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 2010

Skills:

  • jingle-writing
  • film composition
  • classical & jazz piano
  • improvised music
  • recording & production software knowledge
  • video editing, creative writing, problem-solving
  • available for private lessons, click here for lesson rates & policies

Accomplishments:

  • “Outstanding Film Score” for short film “Lazarus Go Home” in 2010 Scary Cow Film Festival
  • co-creator and co-producer “G Koop & O-man” web series
  • successfully managed a small business, “Richards Bros Music,” which contracted and employed hundreds of Dallas/Fort Worth musicians
  • self-published Piano, Yeah! jazz method book for kids
  • implemented “Jazz 101” class at the Music Conservatory of Texas and successfully taught small-group jazz concepts to middle-school kids
  • founded the “3 Stars Project,” a not-for-profit group of musicians and teachers dedicated to bringing music and music lessons to at-risk youth

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