As Good As Music Gets
producer, arranger & composer
Dominican born Richard Gomez is a Los Angeles based guitarist, composer, arranger and accomplished songwriter. Richard is a sought-after musician and performs regularly in concert settings, jazz clubs, restaurants and private engagements throughout Southern California, Nevada and US.
As a solo guitarist, he has been praised for his enviable technique and musicality. His guitar music is sophisticated, distinguished and suitable for all occasions. Mr. Gomez’s repertoire includes jazz standards, Brazilian, Latin, flamenco, classical and original music.
As a studio musician he has worked for Warner Brothers, Sony International Walt Disney, and internationally known singers and musicians.
As a composer and arranger he has written music for radio, television and films. Concert works include his composition "Jazz Suite for Tuba", commissioned by Fred Greene and published by Richard Gomez Music (ASCAP)
Richard Gomez studied privately with Joe Pass, Scott Henderson and Joe Diorio. He graduated with honors from Musician's Institute in 1984. In Los Angeles City College he was awarded with "Honors in Music Performance" and "Outstanding Scholastic Award”.
Presently he is performing and touring with his Latin dance band “Tropical Nights”, “Almoraima” (flamenco-noveau band), “The Tuba Trio” and his Latin-jazz band “Manati”.
His latest CD entitled “All You Need” is available for your listening pleasure.
All You Need
listen to some songs
- Breathe Again
- Close to You
- The Look of Love
- Passage Du Nova
- Birds of Liberty
- Burning Con Sabor
- All you Need
- Get Away
- Fantasia Hispaniola
- Grande Nights
- Good Morning Hollywood
- Juanita Morel
Executive Producer: Mary Lea Gómez
“Breathe Again” (Kenny Edmonds) Sony/ATV Songs LLC
“Close To You” and “The Look of Love” (Burt Bacharach & Hal Davis) EMI Music Inc.
Tracks 4 to 11 are written, arranged and performed by Richard Gómez.
“Juanita Morel”, written by Pedro Reynoso
“Good Morning Hollywood” performed by Richard Gómez, Dean Paps, Ross Henry, Greg Eicher and Chris Trujillo.
Gino Gamboa plays the castanets in “Fantasia Hispañola”