The neck of my Guitar

Richard Tee

Piano, Vocals

Richard Tee was a pianist, studio musician, singer and arranger who lived in Cold Spring, N.Y.

Tee worked as a studio musician on keyboards with Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Lena Horne, Carly Simon, Quincy Jones, Barbara Streisand and other well-known performers. Together with Steve Gadd he played in the Gaddgang band.

Richard worked and toured with Paul since the mid 70´s and was his main piano player all the time. Like Gadd he played on both ´Concerts in the park´ (1981, 1991) and acted in Pauls movie ´One trick pony´. His most famous song with Paul was ´Ace in the hole´ which he sung together with Paul. Richard had a unique style of playing, his live performances and reinventions of ´Bridge over troubled water´ are a trademark till today.

Richard Tee died onn July 21, 1993 at age 49 from prostate cancer and was buried in the Woodstock Artist Cemetery.

He appeared on the following albums:
Still crazy after all these years
One trick pony
Hearts and Bones


Richard Tee played on the following tour(s)

Born at the right time tour

Summer Evening tour

One Trick Pony tour

Still Crazy tour