RICKY FORD

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Born 4 March 1954, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Ford started to play drums, then changed to tenor saxophone at the age of 15, inspired by Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Ran Blake heard him playing in a Boston Club and persuaded him to study music at the New England Conservatory. (Blake later invited him to play on several albums too, including Rapport, Short Life Of Barbara Monk and That Certain Feeling). In 1974 Ford joined the Duke Ellington Orchestra under the leadership of Mercer Ellington and in 1976 he replaced George Adams in the Charles Mingus group, recording on Three Or Four Shades of Blue and Me Myself An Eye. In the late 70s and early 80s he played with Dannie Richmond, Mingus Dynasty, George Russell, Beaver Harris, Lionel Hampton and Adbullah Ibrahim's Ekaya group. However, following the release of his debut album in 1977 he has worked increasingly as a leader, often read more...
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Tenor Madness TooTenor Madness Too
Muse Records 1995
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Manhattan BluesManhattan Blues
Candid Records 2006
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American-African BluesAmerican-African Blues
Imports 1995
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Muse Records 1994
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Candid Records 2007
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RED RODNEY-RICHIE COLE-RICKY FORD/THE 3 R`S w/OBI JPN RED RODNEY-RICHIE COLE-RICKY FORD/THE 3 R`S w/OBI JPN USD $20.00 Buy It Now 20 days
Ricky Ford, Ricky Ford & Kirk Lightsey - Reeds & Keys [New CD] Ricky Ford, Ricky Ford & Kirk Lightsey - Reeds & Keys [New CD] USD $24.47 Buy It Now 21 days
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Ricky Ford - American African Blues [New CD] Ricky Ford - American African Blues [New CD] USD $13.35 Buy It Now 21 days
Lionel Hampton Ricky Ford Sealed Private Label Glad Hamp Live LP 1983 Lionel Hampton Ricky Ford Sealed Private Label Glad Hamp Live LP 1983 USD $12.00 Buy It Now 22 days
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[JAZZ]~EXC LP~RICKY FORD~Loxodonta Africana~The Jazz Sound Of~{1977~NEW WORLD] [JAZZ]~EXC LP~RICKY FORD~Loxodonta Africana~The Jazz Sound Of~{1977~NEW WORLD] USD $4.00 Buy It Now 24 days
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DANNIE RICHMOND Quintet Jack Walrath Ricky Ford Bob Neloms JAPAN LP DANNIE RICHMOND Quintet Jack Walrath Ricky Ford Bob Neloms JAPAN LP USD $24.97 Buy It Now 27 days
Ricky Ford, Ricky Sextet Ford - Songs for My Mother [New CD] Ricky Ford, Ricky Sextet Ford - Songs for My Mother [New CD] USD $23.52 Buy It Now 28 days
Ran Blake Lp Rapport Jazz Piano w Rufus Reid Ricky Ford Chris Connor Ran Blake Lp Rapport Jazz Piano w Rufus Reid Ricky Ford Chris Connor USD $3.99 Buy It Now 29 days
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RICKY FORD Discography

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RICKY FORD Loxodonta Africana album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Loxodonta Africana
Bop 1977
RICKY FORD Manhattan Plaza album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhattan Plaza
Bop 1979
RICKY FORD Flying Colors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flying Colors
Bop 1980
RICKY FORD Tenor for the Times album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tenor for the Times
Bop 1981
RICKY FORD Interpretations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Interpretations
Bop 1982
RICKY FORD Future's Gold album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Future's Gold
Bop 1983
RICKY FORD Shorter Ideas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorter Ideas
Bop 1985
RICKY FORD Looking Ahead album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Looking Ahead
Bop 1987
RICKY FORD Saxotic Stomp album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Saxotic Stomp
Bop 1988
RICKY FORD Manhattan Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhattan Blues
Bop 1989
RICKY FORD Hard Groovin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hard Groovin'
Bop 1989
RICKY FORD Ebony Rhapsody album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ebony Rhapsody
Bop 1990
RICKY FORD Hot Brass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hot Brass
Bop 1992
RICKY FORD Tenor Madness Too album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tenor Madness Too
Post Bop 1992
RICKY FORD Ricky Ford Sextet : Songs For My Mother album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ricky Ford Sextet : Songs For My Mother
Bop 2002
RICKY FORD Ricky Ford  & Kirk Lightsey : Reeds and Keys album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ricky Ford & Kirk Lightsey : Reeds and Keys
Bop 2003
RICKY FORD 7095 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
7095
Big Band 2010

RICKY FORD EPs & splits

RICKY FORD live albums

RICKY FORD American-African Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
American-African Blues
Bop 1993
RICKY FORD Balaena album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Balaena
Bop 1999
RICKY FORD Green Note - Live at La Fenêtre album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Green Note - Live at La Fenêtre
Bop 2005
RICKY FORD Sacred Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sacred Concert
Big Band 2013

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RICKY FORD Ricky's Choice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ricky's Choice
Bop 2000

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