Kevin Richards

last updated 4/22/2018

Kevin T. Richards

Owner at Roots of American Music

Location:
3109 MAYFIELD RD STE 205, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
HQ Phone:
(216) 321-9350

General Information

Education

CH-UH High School

Cuyahoga Community College

Heights High

music , Cleveland State University

Affiliations

Founder and Executive Director - Fairmount School of Music

Member - Hot Djang

Founder - Green Diamond Zephyr

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Fairmount School of Music: Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Ben studied guitar in high school at Fairmount school of Music with Matthew Ablan, a former FSM teacher and Kevin Richards.
Mr. Kevin Richards: Guitars - BMus: Cleveland State Kevin is the founder and Executive Director of The Fairmount School of Music. Passionate about bringing American Roots Music into the Cleveland schools, he is the founder of Roots of American Music, a non-profit organization that teaches American history through the Blues, Bluegrass, Folk and Jazz. He also teaches private guitar lessons in all styles.

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Kevin T. Richards is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who specializes in pre-war acoustic blues, country, traditional and jazz music playing guitar, steel guitar, banjo, fiddle, and mandolin.
Kevin has shared the stage with music greats such as Robert Lockwood Jr., Jorma Kaukonen and John Hammond. Kevin fronts the band the Spyder Stompers (Americana) and is a member of Hot Djang (gypsy jazz/swing). Recently he founded the Green Diamond Zephyr a band created to help educate and preserve music of the Great American Songbook. Kevin is ROAM's Artistic Director. He founded of ROAM in 1999 and was the chief administrator through June 2015. Kevin Richards, Artistic Director

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Fairmount School of Music: Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Ben studied guitar in high school at Fairmount school of Music with Matthew Ablan, a former FSM teacher and Kevin Richards.
Mr. Kevin Richards: Guitars - BMus: Cleveland State Kevin is the founder and Executive Director of The Fairmount School of Music. Passionate about bringing American Roots Music into the Cleveland schools, he is the founder of Roots of American Music, a non-profit organization that teaches American history through the Blues, Bluegrass, Folk and Jazz. He also teaches private guitar lessons in all styles.

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