Rich Eames has performed extensively with such artists as The Pointer Sisters, Doc Severinsen, Lou Rawls, Jack Jones, Cheryl Bentyne, Lea Salonga, the Bill Holman Big Band, Ed Shaughnessy, Bill Watrous, Auracle, the Jazz Tap Ensemble, Emil Richards, Ladd McIntosh, Bob Brookmeyer, Mike Stern, Ken Peplowski, Phil Woods, Patti Austin, Diane Schuur, Esther Philips, Eloise Laws, Angela Bofil, Thelma Houston, and many local LA jazz artists, including Kim Richmond, Doug Webb, Thom Rotella, Mark Winkler, and L.A.6.
He can be heard as a sideman and/or arranger on dozens of recordings, and his CDs as a leader showcase his compositions and feature great performances by many great LA musicians.
As a composer, he has provided music for many network series, including “Saved By The Bell”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “Party of Five”, “Herman’s Head”, “The Mommies”, “Rhythm and Blues”, and “Platypus Man”, as well as for feature films, live theatre, and numerous specials and documentaries. He is active as an arranger for many LA singers and instrumental groups. As a studio musician, he has played on many scoring dates for TV and films.
DATE: August 1st, 2021
EVENT: Emancipation Day Weekend event