Richard started piano studies at the age of four and went on to finish his formal education at the Juilliard School.


He has maintained a large teaching studio for thirty years,and has played in classical settings, fusion bands, and pop groups.


Richard has performed with such legendary groups as the Passions, Duprees, Coasters, Drifters, Platters, Shirelles, and Toys.


He is presently playing keyboards with the Frankie Valli tribute group, Ragdoll.