The youngest person ever inducted into the Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Fame, bassist, Richie Goods got an early start playing at clubs while still attending the Pittsburgh performing arts high school, CAPA.

After graduating from the prestigious jazz program at Berklee College of Music, Goods moved to New York City, where he studied under jazz luminaries Ron Carter and Ray Brown.

Goods made a name for himself through recording and touring with a variety of jazz and popular artists ranging from Louis Hayes and the Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band, Mulgrew Miller, Milt Jackson, the Manhattan Transfer, Lenny White, and the world famous Headhunters to Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys and Brian McKnight.

His lengthy discography even includes Grammy award-winning and platinum albums of Alicia Keys and Common. Most recently, Goods has been the bass player for Grammy Award winner trumpeter, Chris Botti.