EMIL RICHARDS is a jazz artist, and a Hollywood studio percussionist. He has 750 percussion instruments in his collection. He has worked with over 500 artists from Frank Sinatra, George Harrison, to Frank Zappa. He has played on more than 1800 sound tracks, including SPIDERMAN, JAWS, PLANET OF THE APES, ET,SUPERMAN, BATMAN, and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBIAN, to name a few. He has played on 200 T V film show, and has played xylophone on cartoon shows such as MICKEY MOUSE, DONALD DUCK, YOGI BEAR, HUCKLEBERRY HOUND, and THE FLINTSTONES.
He has been in Jazz groups with GEORGE SHEARING, CHARLY MINGUS, FLIP PHILLIPS, and STAN KENTON,
to name a few.