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Richard "Groove" Holmes - Living Soul - 1966 [Soul-Jazz]
Richard "Groove" Holmes - Living Soul - 1966 [Soul-Jazz]
Published: 2011/07/08
Channel: magrosi65
"Groove" Holmes - "Misty"
"Groove" Holmes - "Misty"
Published: 2013/07/23
Channel: whiteray1
Mike Reed plays Groove Holmes
Mike Reed plays Groove Holmes' 1966 "Misty" up-tempo, on the Hammond Organ
Published: 2015/03/19
Channel: Mike Reed
Jimmy McGriff & Richard
Jimmy McGriff & Richard 'Groove' Holmes - Chopper
Published: 2012/08/14
Channel: samk1992
Richard "Groove" Holmes - Flyjack
Richard "Groove" Holmes - Flyjack
Published: 2011/08/11
Channel: aquarianrealm
Richard "Groove" Holmes, LIVE! in concert, rare video, Spain 1980
Richard "Groove" Holmes, LIVE! in concert, rare video, Spain 1980
Published: 2016/01/20
Channel: John Titsworth
Hackensack by Richard
Hackensack by Richard 'Groove' Holmes.wmv
Published: 2012/01/13
Channel: MrMusicismagic
Richard Groove Holmes & Ernie Watts - Come Together
Richard Groove Holmes & Ernie Watts - Come Together
Published: 2011/07/22
Channel: mr. Kicks
Richard Hills Wurlitzer
Richard Hills Wurlitzer
Published: 2017/11/19
Channel: Jake Purches
GROOVE HOLMES LIVE 1980
GROOVE HOLMES LIVE 1980
Published: 2016/01/12
Channel: dragongoff
"Living Soul" - Richard "Groove" Holmes
"Living Soul" - Richard "Groove" Holmes
Published: 2010/01/23
Channel: johnsons1812
Richard Groove Holmes - Morris the minor, 1961
Richard Groove Holmes - Morris the minor, 1961
Published: 2015/05/19
Channel: Bob Figurante
Watson Holmes Profile of an Organist
Watson Holmes Profile of an Organist
Published: 2012/01/19
Channel: pando332
Wagner - Wotan
Wagner - Wotan's Farewell / Magic Fire Music 'Father Willis" St.Mary's Ewell
Published: 2016/09/08
Channel: Jonathan Holmes
WATSON HOLMES - "JOLLY GOOD COMPANY" (Signature Tune) - Opera House Wurlitzer
WATSON HOLMES - "JOLLY GOOD COMPANY" (Signature Tune) - Opera House Wurlitzer
Published: 2017/10/26
Channel: ComptonLodgeStudios
Richard "Groove" Holmes - "Do It My Way"
Richard "Groove" Holmes - "Do It My Way"
Published: 2015/09/25
Channel: whiteray1
MISTY(RICHARD "GROOVE" HOLMES)BY COLLINS jOHNSON-hammond xk3c
MISTY(RICHARD "GROOVE" HOLMES)BY COLLINS jOHNSON-hammond xk3c
Published: 2011/09/30
Channel: johnsons1812
Richard
Richard ''Groove'' Holmes ♠ That Healin' Feelin' ♠ Jazz B3 Guitar Sax 1968 HQ LP Full Album
Published: 2017/11/24
Channel: Rare JAZZ Records II
MISTY(RICHARD "GROOVE"HOLMES), BY COLLINS JOHNSON
MISTY(RICHARD "GROOVE"HOLMES), BY COLLINS JOHNSON
Published: 2011/09/17
Channel: johnsons1812
The Music of Al Jolson - Richard Hills
The Music of Al Jolson - Richard Hills
Published: 2012/07/30
Channel: Organ Music
Joey DeFrancesco, Byron
Joey DeFrancesco, Byron 'Wookie' Landham & Ruggero Robin Live! - Amazing organ & guitar solo (Jazz)
Published: 2010/05/05
Channel: StaffRecordPlayer
Groovy Jazz Organ [part 3]
Groovy Jazz Organ [part 3]
Published: 2015/01/10
Channel: LombardMod
Theatre Organ - Dizzy Fingers
Theatre Organ - Dizzy Fingers
Published: 2012/01/28
Channel: Organ Music
Misty 12-years-old Organist Neo Yamada
Misty 12-years-old Organist Neo Yamada
Published: 2013/04/12
Channel: ysorganfreak
70`s Classics (SOUL POWER) - Featuring RICHARD " GROOVE" HOLMES - Onsaya Joy (1975)
70`s Classics (SOUL POWER) - Featuring RICHARD " GROOVE" HOLMES - Onsaya Joy (1975)
Published: 2016/01/05
Channel: SOUL BROTHER
Theatre Organist Signature Tunes
Theatre Organist Signature Tunes
Published: 2011/11/12
Channel: Organ Music
Russell Holmes - International Theatre-Organist
Russell Holmes - International Theatre-Organist
Published: 2013/11/16
Channel: 23625867
WATSON HOLMES - "MIDNIGHT IN MAYFAIR" - Blackpool Opera House Wurlitzer
WATSON HOLMES - "MIDNIGHT IN MAYFAIR" - Blackpool Opera House Wurlitzer
Published: 2017/10/29
Channel: ComptonLodgeStudios
The Music of "Singing in the Rain" - Watson Holmes
The Music of "Singing in the Rain" - Watson Holmes
Published: 2011/03/05
Channel: Organ Music
Five Theatre Organists Live in Blackpool
Five Theatre Organists Live in Blackpool
Published: 2012/01/02
Channel: Organ Music
Various Artists - Groovy Jazz Organ (Not Now Music) [Full Album]
Various Artists - Groovy Jazz Organ (Not Now Music) [Full Album]
Published: 2016/01/07
Channel: finetunes Jazz
Bob DeVos - Chasing the Bunny (cd: Breaking the Ice, 1999)
Bob DeVos - Chasing the Bunny (cd: Breaking the Ice, 1999)
Published: 2014/12/23
Channel: SouLighting
Here
Here's That Rainy Day by Richard 'Groove' Holmes.wmv
Published: 2011/10/10
Channel: MrMusicismagic
Jimmy McGriff & Richard "Groove" Holmes - Out Of Nowhere
Jimmy McGriff & Richard "Groove" Holmes - Out Of Nowhere
Published: 2014/04/05
Channel: Kosimi Hirato
Richard
Richard 'Groove' Holmes - Groovin' For Mr. G. (1971)
Published: 2008/01/03
Channel: veewee
Jimmy Witherspoon w/ Richard “Groove Holmes Chicago Blues Festival. 1991
Jimmy Witherspoon w/ Richard “Groove Holmes Chicago Blues Festival. 1991
Published: 2017/12/01
Channel: Savion Boyle
Richard "Groove" Holmes - Onsaya Joy - 1975 [Soul-Jazz]
Richard "Groove" Holmes - Onsaya Joy - 1975 [Soul-Jazz]
Published: 2012/04/08
Channel: magrosi65
Richard Groove Holmes - Misty (1977)
Richard Groove Holmes - Misty (1977)
Published: 2012/01/02
Channel: aquarianrealm
Theatre organ - Down The Mall
Theatre organ - Down The Mall
Published: 2012/01/27
Channel: Organ Music
Misty(Richard "Groove" Holmes) played by Collins S. Johnson, Jr.
Misty(Richard "Groove" Holmes) played by Collins S. Johnson, Jr.
Published: 2015/03/03
Channel: johnsons1812
born May 2,1931– Richard "Groove" Holmes "Hallelujah, I Love her So"
born May 2,1931– Richard "Groove" Holmes "Hallelujah, I Love her So"
Published: 2016/05/02
Channel: Remember Our Music
The Music Of Cole Porter - Robert Wolfe at Blackpool Opera House.
The Music Of Cole Porter - Robert Wolfe at Blackpool Opera House.
Published: 2012/02/12
Channel: Organ Music
Boogaloo Joe Jones ♠ What It Is ♠ Jazz Guitar Sax Organ 1971 LP Full Album
Boogaloo Joe Jones ♠ What It Is ♠ Jazz Guitar Sax Organ 1971 LP Full Album
Published: 2017/05/24
Channel: Rare JAZZ Records II
Russell Holmes -international organist - plays a memorable Al Jolson Medley on the Wyton Wurlitzer.
Russell Holmes -international organist - plays a memorable Al Jolson Medley on the Wyton Wurlitzer.
Published: 2014/02/17
Channel: George Raft
Russell Holmes- International Organist, plays the Solihull Compton
Russell Holmes- International Organist, plays the Solihull Compton
Published: 2013/11/16
Channel: 23625867
Bob Devos - You Don
Bob Devos - You Don't Know What Love Is (film: Goodbye Again, 1961)
Published: 2014/12/21
Channel: SouLighting
Bob DeVos - Forget Me Nots (cd: Breaking the Ice, 1999)
Bob DeVos - Forget Me Nots (cd: Breaking the Ice, 1999)
Published: 2014/12/23
Channel: SouLighting
Philipps Kinoorgel/Theatre organ/Театральный орган
Philipps Kinoorgel/Theatre organ/Театральный орган
Published: 2017/11/17
Channel: AnnaTheresia78
Rumproller Organ Trio Live at Sassafras Saloon, Hollywood
Rumproller Organ Trio Live at Sassafras Saloon, Hollywood
Published: 2014/11/13
Channel: Rumproller Organ Trio
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"I'll Fly Away" Charles Kynard
Published: 2015/10/31
Channel: Gospel Nostalgia
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Richard "Groove" Holmes
Birth name Richard Arnold Holmes
Born (1931-05-02)May 2, 1931
Camden, New Jersey, U.S.
Died June 29, 1991(1991-06-29) (aged 60)
Saint Louis, Missouri
Genres Jazz, soul
Occupations Musician, composer, arranger
Instruments Organ
Years active 1961–1991
Labels Pacific Jazz, Prestige, World Pacific, Groove Merchant, Flying Dutchman, Muse

Richard Arnold "Groove" Holmes real name: Richard Arnold Jackson (May 2, 1931 in Camden, New Jersey – June 29, 1991 in St. Louis, Missouri) was an American jazz organist who performed in the hard bop and soul jazz genre. He is best known for his 1965 recording of "Misty",[1] and is considered a precursor of acid jazz.[citation needed]

Holmes' first album, on Pacific Jazz with guest Ben Webster, was recorded in March 1961.

He recorded many albums for Pacific Jazz, Prestige Records, Groove Merchant and Muse Records, many of which featured Houston Person.[1]

Holmes died after a long struggle with prostate cancer, having performed his last concerts in a wheelchair. One of his last gigs was at the 1991 Chicago Blues Festival with his longtime friend, singer Jimmy Witherspoon. A year after his death, the Beastie Boys honoured Holmes by adding an organ-based instrumental track, "Groove Holmes", to their album Check Your Head.

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

LP/CD compilations[edit]

  • Richard "Groove" Holmes: Jazz Milestone Series (Pacific Jazz, 1966) (compilation of Pacific Jazz material)
  • The Best of Richard "Groove" Holmes (Prestige, 1969) (compilation of Prestige material)
  • The Best of Richard "Groove" Holmes: For Beautiful People (Prestige, 1970) (another compilation of Prestige material)
  • Hunk–a–Funk (Groove Merchant, 1975) (compilation of Night Glider + New Groove)
  • Supa Cookin' (Groove Merchant, 1975) – with Jimmy McGriff (compilation of Giants of the Organ Come Together + Giants of the Organ in Concert)
  • Blue Groove (Prestige, 1994) (compilation of Get Up & Get It! + Soul Mist!)
  • Groovin' With Groove (LRC [Lester Radio Corporation], 1995) (compilation of Groove Merchant material)
  • After Hours (Pacific Jazz, 1996) (compilation of After Hours + Tell It Like It Is)
  • Legends of Acid Jazz: Richard "Groove" Holmes (Prestige, 1997) (compilation of The Groover! + That Healin' Feelin')
  • Groove's Groove (32 Jazz, 1998) (compilation of Muse albums: Shippin' Out, Good Vibrations, Broadway, Blues All Day Long)
  • Legends of Acid Jazz: Richard "Groove" Holmes – Spicy (Prestige, 1999) (compilation of Living Soul + Spicy!)
  • The Best of the Pacific Jazz Years (Pacific Jazz/EMI, 2001) (compilation of Pacific Jazz material)
  • Timeless: Richard "Groove" Holmes (Savoy Jazz/Denon, 2003) (compilation of Muse material)
  • Super Soul (Prestige, 2004) (compilation of Soul Power! + Super Soul)

As sideman[edit]

With Earl Bostic

  • Jazz As I Feel It (King, 1963; reissued as Complete Quintet Recordings on Lone Hill Jazz in 2006) -with Joe Pass
  • A New Sound (King, 1964; reissued as Complete Quintet Recordings on Lone Hill Jazz in 2006) -with Joe Pass

With Willis Jackson

  • In Chateauneuf-du-Pape 1980 [also released as Ya Understand Me?] (Disques Black And Blue, 1980; Muse, 1984; reissued as Live On Stage (The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions) on Black & Blue in 2003 with 3 bonus tracks)

With Eric Kloss

With Les McCann

With Lou Rawls

  • Black And Blue (Capitol, 1963)

With Dakota Staton

  • Madame Foo Foo (Groove Merchant, 1972)

With Gerald Wilson

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