Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Dal Richards, Vancouver Big Bands Legend

Passing: Dal Richards, Vancouver Big Bands Legend

Dal Richards, a legendary big band leader in Vancouver for over 70 years died on December 31 at age 97. Richards and  his saxophone and clarinet were first heard in the Sandy DeSantis and Stan Paton bands. On 1 May 1940, Richards, his 11-piece band and a then-unknown 13-year-old Juliette were booked to replace Mart Read Article

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