Rickey Woodard

Rickey Woodard

born on 5/8/1950 in Nashville, TN, United States

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Rickey Woodard

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Rickey Woodard is an American jazz saxophonist.

Born in Nashville, Tennessee, from 1980 on Woodard spent seven years with the Ray Charles band.[1]

A member of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Woodard has also recorded with Frank Capp and as a member of Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham's Sweet Baby Blues Band.[2]

In 1993, he embarked on a series of yearly visits to the Peterborough Jazz Club in England, billed with veteran British jazz musicians such as Dick Morrissey, John Burch, and Tony Archer.


As leader/co-leader

  • 1991: The Frank Capp Trio Presents Rickey Woodard (Concord 4469)
  • 1991: California Cooking! (Candid 79509)
  • 1991: Night Mist (Fresh Sound 190) – with Eric Reed, Tony Dumas, and Roy McCurdy
  • 1992: The Tokyo Express (Candid 79527) – with James Williams, Christian McBride, and Joe Chambers
  • 1994: Yazoo (Concord 4629) – with Cedar Walton, Jeff Littleton, Ralph Penland, and Ray Brown (trumpet)
  • 1995: Quality Time: Frank Capp Quartet Featuring Rickey Woodard (Concord 4677)
  • 1996: The Silver Strut (Concord 4716)
  • 1997: The Tenor Trio (JMI/JVC 7501) – with Ernie Watts, Pete Christlieb, Gerry Wiggins, Chuck Berghofer, and Frank Capp
  • 2001: California Cooking #2 (Candid 79762)
  • 2004: Picture This (Rickey Woodard Music 634479089459)
  • 2009: Why Did I Do It (Rickey Woodard Music 884502065787)
  • 2009: Pineapple Delight (Rickey Woodard Music 884502252552)

As a member of The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

  • 1989: Groove Shop – Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Capri)
  • 1990: Boogie DownErnestine Anderson with The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Concord)
  • 1991: Heart And Soul – Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Capri)
  • 1994: Absolutely! – Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Lake Street)
  • 1999: Explosive!Milt Jackson Meets The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Qwest/WB)
  • 2000: Shout Me Out! – Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Fable/Lightyear/WEA)
  • 2004: Live At MCG – Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (MCG Jazz)
  • 2005: Christmas SongsDiana Krall featuring The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Verve)
  • 2006: Dear Mr. SinatraJohn Pizzarelli with The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Telarc)
  • 2009: Charles Aznavour & The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Capitol Jazz/EMI)
  • 2011: Sundays In New YorkTrijntje Oosterhuis with The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Blue Note/EMI)
  • 2014: The L.A. Treasures Project: Live At Alvas Showroom – Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Capri) – with guests: Ernie Andrews, Barbara Morrison

As sideman

  • 1991: Rockin' With RachmaninoffHorace Silver (Bop City [rel. 2003])
  • 1991: Basket Full Of Blues – Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham And The Sweet Baby Blues Band (Concord)
  • 1993: Blues And The Boogie Masters – Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham And The Sweet Baby Blues Band (Concord)
  • 1994: TimepieceKenny Rogers (143/Atlantic)
  • 1994: Pencil Packin' Papa – Horace Silver (Columbia)
  • 1994: Seven Sensational Saxophones – Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival (Concord) – with Jesse Davis, Gary Foster, Ken Peplowski, Chris Potter, Bill Ramsay, Frank Wess, and Rickey Woodard
  • 1995: In A Hefti Bag – Frank Capp Juggernaut Band (Concord)
  • 1995: Gud Nuz Bluz – Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham And The Sweet Baby Blues Band (Concord)
  • 1996: Shaking FreeNnenna Freelon (Concord)
  • 1996: Play It Again Sam – Frank Capp Juggernaut Band (Concord)
  • 1996: Lefty Leaps InJohn Leitham (USA Music Group) – with Pete Christlieb, Tom Ranier, and Roy McCurdy
  • 1997: Live! – John Leitham (C.A.R.S.) – with Pete Christlieb, Shelly Berg, and Joe LaBarbera


  1. ^ Giddins, Gary (2004) Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century, p. 33. Oxford University Press, Nov 15, 2004 At Google Books. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  2. ^ Bogdanov, Vladimir, et al. (2002) All Music Guide to Jazz: The Definitive Guide to Jazz Music, p. 220. Backbeat Books At Google Books. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
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