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Session Musician; Ready to Play, Professional, Creative, and Dependable. I blend my drum sound and create grooves to support the foundation of the other serious musicians. I listen. Call or TEXT 704 [ 616 ] 3741

Website rickarcia dot com

MY STYLE: In-the-pocket, tight funk, straight ahead Rock, Country, Blues, studio recording experience, stylist, Jazz Brush Chops, professional attitude, SHORT NOTICE GIGS or SESSIONS, Sing lead & backup vocals

EDUCATION: Dr. Carlson (Crawford High School, San Diego) Studied under Melvin Love, Jamie Silvie, Bruce Norton School of Music, Jim Papageorge, Omar Ramirez (Traditional Jazz, Big Band Jazz, Funk, R&B, Salsa Jazz, Rock, Improvisational)

RECORDING/PERFORMANCE: Sodie Arcia, Omar Ramirez, Marcel East (Nathan East's Brother), Ray Brown Jr. (Japan) (The Great Ray Brown's Son)(The godson of Guitar/Bass Great Phil Upchurch), Kamura (Jazz Artist Japan), Craig Ingraham, Shiva Band, Sandi Patty, Ron Roper, Sally Alice Gibson, Steve White, Craig & Steve Bingham, Lifestyle, Audiowine, RockNRoll Freight Train, JukeBox Paradise, Shawn Mann, Skyndeep, Escape To Paradise, KatKandu, The Classic Groove Band, Shotgun Saints.........

Screen name:
Member since:
Jan 21 2007
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


John Bonham, Joe Jones, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, D. Garibaldi, P. Erskine, Knudsen, Keltner, Gadd, J. Porcaro, Chambers, B Purdie, Lenny White, Mitch Mitchell, Santana, Hendrix, Chick Corea, Boz Scaggs, Steely Dan, Tower of Power, Cold Blood, Weather Report etc....

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:
Vocalist - Tenor:


Zildjian Custom K's, Sabian AAX, PDP X7 7 PC & MX 5 PC Kit, (24x20 Kick) BONZO, Yamaha 5 PC Kit, PDP 7 PC, PDP 5 PC Roland V5 Kit, Latin Percussion, 12 Channel Yamaha Mixer, Shure Drum Mics, Mics Stands, etc.....