Richard is a sought-after musician from Los Angeles and performs regularly in concert settings, Jazz clubs, restaurants, private parties and corporate events 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.
"How can I say it, you let the light shine. You turn the light on and let it be... Thank you Ricardo!" Joe Diorio