One of Abaco's
most successful composers has written many brilliant pieces of music for the library.Take a listen to Rick's latest tracks on the newly released AB-CD 148 THE GOSPEL.
Rick's music can be heard on AB-CD JAZZ LOUNGE, AB-CD 126 GROOVE CITY, AB-CD 098 KITSCH KOCKTAIL, AB-CD 087 LIGHT JAZZ, AB-CD 081 BLUES, AB-CD 071 SWING, AB-CD 070 CHRISTMAS MIX and more.
Since moving from Kalamazoo Michigan in 1979, Rick
has been involved in every facet of the South Florida music scene.In 1980, Rick
led the 4-part vocal band "The Little Big Band" working for the Chicago based "Flame" Restaurant chain.From '83-'89, he was the leader and chief arranger for the contemporary jazz group "Full Circle".
This group was the house band for 3 1/2 years at the famed Ft. Lauderdale jazz club "Penguins
From '90-'97, Rick
worked 5 months out of every year in Japan where, over that 7 year period, 5 different albums were produced and more than 11,000 CDs and cassettes were sold to the Japanese public.
From '97-'02 he
lead the trio in the lobby at the Palm Beach Ritz Carlton. Rick
has also been involved in the local recording scene since the early 80's.He has worked as an arranger/writer/producer/keyboardist/vocalist on song demos, albums, countless radio and TV commercials, television underscores and library music.His
music has been heard on "Days of our Lives", "Friends", "Frasier", "Will & Grace", "Providence", "The West Wing", "NBC Dateline", "Law & Order", "Two of a Kind", "Good Morning America", "Wendy's
", "Samuel Adams Beer", "Entertainment Tonight", and "The George Lopez Show" to mention a few.
...Currently, Rick is on staff at the Spanish River Church in Boca Raton as Chief Musician, First Call Composer/Producer for Telemundo Network Group. (Hispanic NBC in Miami), composer/producer for the Abaco Music Library and freelance jingle and song demo producer.