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After serving 30 years as Aretha Franklin's guitarist, Teddy Richards has emerged as a gifted 


He's been hailed by the press as 'a brilliant cross-section between Seal and Lenny Kravitz, with the voice of an angel'.  Additionally, Teddy is a Michigan State University graduate with a musical career spanning more than two decades, his rich musical experience also includes serving as guitarist for Al Green, Natalie Cole, Ashford and Simpson and Joe Cocker at Nelson Mandela's Freedom Fest,  serving as opening act for Seal, Lenny Kravitz, INXS, The Verve Pipe and A.J. Croce.  Teddy has collaborated and written with Andrew Farriss (INXS),

Gabriel Gordon (Natalie Merchant’s guitarist) and Carlos Alomar (David Bowie guitarist and co-writer of the hit ‘Fame’) and Marcy Levy (co-writer of Eric Clapton's 'Lay Down Sally') and served as guitarist for Nellie Furtado, Natalie Cole, Joe Cocker and 

Al Green.  he has also written, recorded and and produced music extensively for CBS Sunday Football and Folgers Coffee. 

After signing as a recording artist with Germany's Skip Records and released his 2nd CD Gravity, Teddy enjoyed many successful tours throughout Germany and Spain, culminating with his performance at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.  Teddy has since returned to the states, performing solo-acoustically. His ‘Sunset Serenade’  is an eclectic genre-defying experience, filled with crowd favorites and memories spanning the spectrum of popular music. He is currently recording and producing his 3rd release 'Solitaire', due for release in 2023.


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Ich Trage Einen Großen Namen (Air Date 3.6.2022)

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Teddy Richards featured on SWR German Television

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Genre Defying New Acoustic  





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2018 promo
Ted, Michelle Obama, Aretha Franklin
Ted and Oprah
Ted and Allison Hannigan
Backstage with INXS keyboardist Andrew Farriss, Los Angeles
Ted and Lenny Kravitz
Ted on The Mitch Albom Show
Backstage with Elvis Costello _ Sam Cook Tribute
Ted backstage at The Tonight Show
Ted and Don Cheadle
Backstage and James Spader
Ted and Kid Rock
WDIV Promo
Ted and Lamont Dozier  Aalen Germany
Reuniting the Aretha Franklin band
prince albert and ted
Ted and Annie Lennox
Ted and Mariah Carey
Ted and Wynton Marsalis
Ted and band on Mitch Albom Show
ted and lee rittenour
ted and george benson
John Patitucci, Frank Gambale, Dave Weck
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Ted at Campus Martius summer concert
ted and tony keides
Ted, Jennifer Love Hewitt & Aisha
ted and flea
Ted at Edsel Ford House event
Ted, Adam Sandler and Cindy Crawford
Ted and Kenny Rogers
Ted at Jeff Healey event
Ted and Craig Ferguson
Ted and Les Paul
Backstage with David Crosby
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Arts, Beats and Eats
ted and bernard purdy
Ludwig Jurgeit, Ted and Claude Nobs
Ted, Urban Kris and Crayne Spanier
Ted and Eric Benet
Ted live in Germany
Ted Howard Hertz and Mark Nilan
Ted, Urban Kris and Andy Basile
Ted, Chris Codish and Urban Kris
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Detroit River Days with Ronnie Dahl
Aretha Franklin band soundcheck
Ted and The Verve Pipe
Ted and Fishbone
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Ted and Toto's Steve Lukather
Ted and Heinrick Flieshlader
Ted, Dave Meadows and David Spade
Ted and Hiram Bullock in Germany
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Ted and band in Germany
Ted and band at 89X Whitney show
Ted and Michael McDonald
Ted at Oprah's Surprise Spectacular
Ted, Marisa Lang and Sammy Haggar
Ted and Lamont Dozier in Germany
Ted live in Germany
Ted live in Germany
Ted on tour in Spain
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Ted live in London
Ted and band in Chicago, IL
Angie's Niteclub Showcase with my band
Ted in New Orleans
Ted and Hiram Bullock live in German
Ted live in Germany
Ted and Toni Braxton
Ted on American Idol production
Ted joins Fishbone onstage
Arts Beats and Eats
Ted and Hiram Bullock live in German
Ted with the Aretha Franklin Band
Ted Twin Palms acoustic
Ted at 51 North Brewing Co.
Ted live in Girona, Spain 1
Ted live in Hamburg Germany
Ted at Twin Palms
Ted, John Kay and Steppenwolf
Ted and G.E. Smith
Ted and Ricky Minor
Ted, David Letterman, Paul Schaefer
Ted and Bonnie Raitt
Ted and Stockard Channing
Ted backstage at Saturday Night Live
Ted live at Clearwater - Chicago, IL
Ted and Noah Wyle
Ted, Paul Schafer, Felicia Collins
Ted and Judge Reinhold
John Patitucci, Frank Gambale, Dave Weckl and I _ The Suisse-Majestic hotel
Ted and Jerry Jemmott
Ted live Girona, Spain 3
Ted in Girona, Spain 3
Ted and Brent Spiner
Ted and Leslie Nielson
barbara, abine bachmann, lamont dozier, bernde skibbe, ted
Ted and Annie Lennox
Ted at NOESIS recording session
Arts Beats and Eats
Arts Beats and Eats
Arts Beats and Eats
Ted in Montreaux, Switzerland
Ted live at Magic Bag Theatre
Brian Vander Ark feeds me the lyrics! Chicago, IL 2003
Brian Vander Ark and I share a song
Ted and Phil Ramone
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