Richard "Groove" Holmes

Richard "Groove" Holmes

Real Name:
Richard Arnold Jackson
Profile:
b. May 2, 1931 - Camden, New Jersey
d. June 29, 1991 - St. Louis, Missouri

American jazz organist.

Influenced by sax players, like a lot of organ players. He teamed up with Jimmy McGriff for some organ battles on the Groove Merchant label, and recorded for Muse from 1977 to 1989 with, among others, Houston Person and Melvin Sparks. He also recorded some "straight" jazz sessions with Ben Webster, Gene Ammons and Houston Person.
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Richard "Groove" Holmes Discography

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688 115 ZL Richard Holmes* & Gene Ammons Richard Holmes* & Gene Ammons - Groovin' With Jug (Album, Comp) Pacific Jazz Records 688 115 ZL Netherlands 1961 Sell This Version
688 104 ZL Richard "Groove" Holmes "Groove" (Album) Pacific Jazz Records 688 104 ZL Netherlands 1961 Sell This Version
688 129 ZL Richard "Groove" Holmes After Hours (Album) Pacific Jazz Records 688 129 ZL UK 1962 Sell This Version
PJ-51 Richard "Groove" Holmes / Les McCann Richard "Groove" Holmes / Les McCann - Somethin' Special (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJ-51 US 1962 Sell This Version
1553 Richard "Groove" Holmes Book Of The Blues Vol. 1 (Album) Warner Bros. Records 1553 US 1964 Sell This Version
PR 7485 Richard "Groove" Holmes Misty (Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7485 US 1965 Sell This Version
PR 7435, PRST 7435 Richard "Groove" Holmes Soul Message (Album) Prestige PR 7435, PRST 7435 US 1965 Sell This Version
SS-1006 Jimmy Witherspoon And Groove Holmes* Jimmy Witherspoon And Groove Holmes* - Blues For Spoon And Groove (Comp, Album) Surrey Records SS-1006 US 1965 Sell This Version
240 042 Jimmy Witherspoon And Groove Holmes* Jimmy Witherspoon And Groove Holmes* - In Blues(LP, Album) Triumph Records (3) 240 042 France 1965 Sell This Version
PPR S-547, PRST 7468 Richard "Groove" Holmes Living Soul (Album) Prestige PPR S-547, PRST 7468 Netherlands 1966 Sell This Version
PJ-10105 Richard "Groove" Holmes Tell It Like It Is (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJ-10105 US 1966 Sell This Version
L 5902 Richard "Groove" Holmes A Bowl Of Soul (Album) Loma L 5902 US 1966 Sell This Version
PR 7469 Eric Kloss With Don Patterson & Groove Holmes* Eric Kloss With Don Patterson & Groove Holmes* - Love And All That Jazz (Album) Prestige PR 7469 UK 1966 Sell This Version
PR 7497 Richard "Groove" Holmes Super Soul (Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7497 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
PRST 7493, 7493 Richard "Groove" Holmes Spicy (Album) Prestige PRST 7493, 7493 US 1967 Sell This Version
PR 7514 Richard "Groove" Holmes Get Up And Get It!(LP, Album) Prestige PR 7514 US 1967 Sell This Version
JAZZ 07 Richard "Groove" Holmes The Groover! (Album) Prestige, Prestige JAZZ 07 US 1968 Sell This Version
ST-20147, ST 20147 Richard "Groove" Holmes Welcome Home (Album) World Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz Records ST-20147, ST 20147 US 1968 Sell This Version
PR 7543 Richard "Groove" Holmes Soul Power!(LP, Album) Prestige PR 7543 US 1968 Sell This Version
PR 7601 Richard "Groove" Holmes That Healin' Feelin'(LP, Album) Prestige PR 7601 US 1968 Sell This Version
ST-20153 Richard "Groove" Holmes Workin' On A Groovy Thing (Album) World Pacific Jazz ST-20153 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
ST-20163 Richard "Groove" Holmes X-77 (Recorded Live At The Lighthouse)(LP, Album) World Pacific Jazz ST-20163 US 1969 Sell This Version
PR 7741 Richard "Groove" Holmes Soul Mist!(LP, Album) Prestige PR 7741 US 1970 Sell This Version
ST-20171 Richard "Groove" Holmes And Ernie Watts Richard "Groove" Holmes And Ernie Watts - Come Together(LP, Album) World Pacific Jazz ST-20171 US 1970 Sell This Version
BST 84372 Richard Groove Holmes* Comin' On Home (Album) Blue Note BST 84372 US 1971 Sell This Version

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