Village Tavern and Trattoria

Richie Cole and the Alto Madness Quartet are excited to begin our third year of Sunday afternoon concert/jam sessions beginning on April 30th. The outdoor bar, which is under roof is a very comfortable venue. Come out and listen and play and eat and drink and talk. Very family friendly with terrific food. See you […]

South Carolina Dates

Richie returns by popular demand to Gennaro’s Restaurant, with The Alto Madness Orchestra on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 7-10pm. (843) 760-9875. Then on Friday April 21 and Saturday April 22, from 8-11pm, Richie will appear at How Art Thou Jazz Club, with a quartet that includes Frank Puzzull- piano, Elisa Pruett-bass, and Ed Hamilton- […]


Join Richie and The Alto Madness Quartet at Pittsburgerz, 415 Noblestown Rd.15106 on March 28, 2017 from 8-11. Great food and drink specials. 412-278-0800.

Bad Santa Vocal

You must hear Richie’s vocal rendition of Bad Santa. Soon to be a classic.

Jazz Views review

RICHIE COLE – Pittsburgh Richie Cole Presents RCP Richie Cole (alto saxophone); Jeff Grubbs (bass); George Jones (congas); Reid Hoyson (drums, percussion); Mark Lucas (guitar); Jeff Lashway (piano);¬†Patrick Whitehead (piano); Mark Perna (bass) on tracks 6 & 8 Saxophonist Richie Cole has been plowing his own brand of Alto Madness for a considerable number of […]

LA Jazz Scene review

Richie Cole is one of the top bebop-oriented jazz musicians to emerge during the past 50 years. While the altoist remains best known for his 1970s and ’80s recordings for the Muse label, he is still quite active and very much in his musical prime. After a period living in Los Angeles, followed by short […]

Richie Releases Pittsburgh

Richie recently released “Pittsburgh” the first CD on his new label RCP, Richie Cole Presents. This was also a night to celebrate his 17th Leap Year Birthday!