A former Alpha Boys school student famous for his tenor saxophone playing. In 1974 he played on Jacob Miller's "Keep On Knocking" for Augustus Pablo's Rockers Production team. In 1975 he was asked to contribute to Burning Spear's Marcus Garvey album which featured the Black Disciples band. He also played on Peter Tosh's hugely successful second solo album, Equal Rights. The movie Rockers features Richard Hall, alongside Bobby Ellis and Tommy McCook, playing "Satta A Massagana" and features a picture of Richard Hall on the cover of the VHS release.
Richard Hall was shot and killed at a robbery in Manhattan.