Richard "Groove" Holmes

Richard Arnold Jackson

Also known as "Groove" Holmes, 'Groove' Holmes, “Groove” Holmes, G. Holmes, Groove Holmes, Groove Holmes, Holmes, R. G. Holmes, R.G. Holmes, Richard 'Groove' Holmes, Richard Groove Holems, Richard Groove Holmes, Richard Holmes

Short biography of Richard "Groove" Holmes: 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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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Hunk-A-Funk 14
mp3, CD
1975 Groove Merchant
2 Not That Girl / No Trouble On The Mountain 2
mp3, CD
2001 Wah Wah 45s
3 Groovin' Home 6
mp3, CD
1968 JAZZLAND
4 A Bowl Of Soul 7
mp3, CD
1970-07-00 Valiant Records
5 Six Million Dollar Man 8
mp3, CD
1975 Flying Dutchman
6 Comin' On Home 7
mp3, CD
1971 Blue Note
7 Timeless 9
mp3, CD
2003 Savoy Jazz
8 Supa Cookin' 10
mp3, CD
1974 Groove Merchant
9 Misty / Groove's Groove 2
mp3, CD
1965 Prestige
10 Giants Of The Organ In Concert 8
mp3, CD
Groove Merchant
11 Night Glider 7
mp3, CD
1973 Groove Merchant
12 I'm In The Mood For Love 8
mp3, CD
1976 Flying Dutchman
13 Groovin' With Groove 12
mp3, CD
2003 Lester Recording Catalog
14 Fingers (Instrumental) 2
mp3, CD
Groove Merchant
15 Groovin' With Jug 8
mp3, CD
1989 Capitol Records
16 New Groove 7
mp3, CD
1974 Groove Merchant
17 Soul Message 6
mp3, CD
1965 Prestige
18 After Hours 8
mp3, CD
1962 Pacific Jazz Records
19 Six Million Dollar Man 8
mp3, CD
Flying Dutchman
20 Come Together 7
mp3, CD
1970 World Pacific Jazz
21 Workin' On A Groovy Thing 10
mp3, CD
1969 World Pacific Jazz
22 X-77 (Recorded Live At The Lighthouse) 8
mp3, CD
1969 World Pacific Jazz
23 A Bowl Of Soul 7
mp3, CD
1966 Loma
24 Giants Of The Organ Come Together 6
mp3, CD
1974 Groove Merchant
25 The Best Of Richard "Groove" Holmes 7
mp3, CD
1972 Riverside Records
26 Dancing In The Sun 5
mp3, CD
1977 Versatile
27 Somethin' Special 6
mp3, CD
1962 Pacific Jazz Records
28 Welcome Home 8
mp3, CD
1968 Liberty
29 Night Glider 7
mp3, CD
1973 Groove Merchant
30 "Groove" 5
mp3, CD
1961 Pacific Jazz Records
31 Living Soul 5
mp3, CD
1966 Prestige
32 Soul Mist! 5
mp3, CD
1970 Prestige
33 Spicy 8
mp3, CD
1967 Prestige
34 A Bowl Of Soul 7
mp3, CD
1966 Loma
35 Comin' On Home 7
mp3, CD
2002 Blue Note

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