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I didn't know the man personally, but it seemed that everything of his that I saw, read or heard was worthwhile, and he seems to have touched a number of people profoundly in his (too) short time on the planet.

Richard was a member of the KC forum, and posted about his live performances with Jordan Rudess in early 2011. A pic from that show here:



RIP, Richard, and thanks for sharing your gifts.

Notification of his passing on the website he shared with his wife, Caroline Meyers, for those that knew him... my condolences.


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Sorry to hear. I remember him from this forum and didn't even know of his playing with Rudess. My condolences to his friends and family.


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Sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to his family. What was his nick here on KC?


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He programed the huge modular synth for Dream Theater's "Tribute to Pink Floyd" concert(s). There's a video on youtube showing Jordan Ruddess playing the thing in the London O2 Arena, programmed by the late composer. RIP, my condolences to his family


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RIP Richard. We'll miss you and your music.

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Wow...really sorry to hear this. He was a good man, and his educational videos are excellent.

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What was his nick here on KC?


It was his name.


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Sorry to hear that.


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Very sad, my condolences to friends and family. Rest in peace Richard. May light perpetual shine upon you.


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Bit of a shocker, especially for those here in Berkeley at Buchla Labs (not my employer but I have a couple of friends there). My condolences to friends and family. He left us way too soon.


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I corresponded with Richard a few times - very nice and humble guy. Sorry to see him go before his time.


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Very sad news. Working on an obit and tribute for Keyboard...


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I caught this on the dotcom forum. Man, shows you have to live life every day as if it were your last. I didn't know this man but it seems he did. RIP.


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