I met John when I played Vibes with George Shearing in the 50’s. I loved his Bass playing on all those early Shearing records. Please give him my warm regards. He was always kind to me, and an inspiration as a musician and as a person.
I got his book some years back when it first came out, and we met after a long time. I asked him to manage my quartet and Big band but he was only working with Nancy Wilson at the time.
Please let him know he is in my thoughts and prayers often.
John, I am sending you Good Vibes.
Always, Emil Richards