A bass player for Lenny White, The Manhattan Transfer, The HeadHunters, Alicia Keys etc.
The youngest person ever inducted into the Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Fame, bassist Richie Goods got an early start playing at clubs while still attending the Pittsburgh performing arts high school, CAPA. After graduating from the prestigious jazz program at Berklee College of Music, Goods moved to New York City, where he studied under jazz luminaries Ron Carter and Ray Brown. Goods made a name for himself through recording and touring with a variety of jazz and popular artists ranging from Louis Hayes and the Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band, Mulgrew Miller, Russell Malone, Milt Jackson, and Stanley Turrentine to Brian McKnight, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Whitney Houston, and Christina Aguilera. Goods’ lengthy discography even includes Grammy award-winning and platinum albums of Alicia Keys and Common. Most recently, Goods has been touring with Chris Botti, Lenny White and the world-famous Headhunters. When not on tour, he can be found Playing at his church and, working in his studio producing records for his company, RichMan Productions, Inc. His latest project is his debut solo album with his Fusion/Funk band, Nuclear Fusion, recorded live at New York City’s famous Zinc Bar.