Today, we’re sharing Warren’s interview with the incredible Teddy Richards.
About Teddy Richards
After serving 30 years as Aretha Franklin’s guitarist, Teddy Richards emerged as a gifted singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer and music publisher.
Teddy has been hailed by the press as ‘a brilliant cross-section between Seal and Lenny Kravitz, with the voice of an angel’. With a musical career spanning three 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 also collaborated and written with Andrew Farriss (INXS), Gabriel Gordon (Natalie Merchant’s guitarist) and Carlos Alomar (David Bowie’s 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 and Joe Cocker. After signing with Germany’s Skip Records and releasing 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, while also writing and producing music beds for CBS Sunday Football, writing and producing commercials for Folgers Coffee and JW Marriott Resorts.
He is currently recording and producing his 3rd release ‘Solitaire’, due for release in 2022.
Watch the video below to learn more about Warren and his amazing career so far!