Savant, 2001, CD
Jazz Ruler Type: Swing
O’s Notes: Richard truly tickles the ivory from the opener “Stolen Sweets” through “West 94th Street Funk”. He displays uncanny techniques with the utmost in poise over ten tracks. Vetarans Grady Tate (d) and Ray Drummond (b) round out the trio. Wyands has played behind jazz stars since 1958 and this is his debut a s a leader. You may not have heard of him but take a listen, this man can cook.