ABOUT

Bassist, lead vocalist, arranger, composer, producer; began touring with the Dovells in 1812 becoming bandleader and tenor/alto featured vocalist. Thru that association toured with; the Angels, Bobby ‘Tossin & Turning’ Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chubby Checker, Coasters, the Crystals, Danny & the Juniors, Drifters, Fats Domino, Gary ‘U.S.’ Bonds, the Shirelles, Dick Clark’s Good Old Rock & Roll Revivals, Jerry Lewis MDA Telethons, summer replacement TV show [see enclosed video].
Segue into casino work; Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Monte Carlo, Playboy circuit as sideman & bandleader for cabaret acts thru Complex IV management. Composed, managed, produced 'Meeta' [see enclosed video].
Post production audio recording engineer for EJ Stewart video productions in Philadelphia. Relocated to Ft Lauderdale as subcontractor playing r & b, latin jazz, classic rock, cabaret & dinner theater. Currently reside in Naples FL. Currently performing with Lady Destiny; a tribute to the Greatest Female Singers of All Time. There are open dates available in my calendar, inquire within.
With Real Book style charts and/or u tube links I can be ready for dress rehearsal in 2 weeks. ranbiz at hot mail dot com.

Screen name:
RicRichardson
Member since:
Jan 18 2018
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

james jamerson, stanley clarke, manhatan transfer, beach boys

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Curbow, Fender, G&L bassess, custom monitoring system.

MUSIC