Brighton, Hove and Surrounding Areas
QTS Qualified teacher status, PGCE Post graduate certificate in education ,BTEC diploma in jazz,BTEC diploma world music
Paul performs all over the UK and abroad, giving solo guitar recitals spanning Latin, classical and jazz genres, playing in a wide range of duos and bands and also his successful Latin trio at Jazz clubs and festivals.
The Paul Richards Trio is very popular and in high demand at international Jazz festivals such as Love Supreme Festival, Rye International Jazz festival, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Guiting Music Festival, Jazz @ Cadogan Hall, Jazz @ Royal Albert Hall, Tonbridge Castle and more.
Paul is responsible for setting up and organising the “Brunswick Jazz Jam” at The Brunswick venue in Hove which has been running for over 10 years now. It’s a Brighton institution with the venue packed to capacity every Tuesday night. The night welcomes a wealth of local talent and international artists who perform onstage with Paul’s rotating house band. He also runs many other regular jazz nights all over Brighton.
Paul runs Sussex Jazz Guitar School, teaches at BIMM, East Sussex Academy of music, Brighton Jazz school, all over Sussex as a peri music teacher and has worked as a junior classroom teacher and music teacher delivering national curriculum music.