ABOUT

PROS ONLY; HAVE GIG WILL TRAVEL - Bassist, lead vocalist, arranger, composer, producer; began touring in 1978 with the fabulous Dovells 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;
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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 this artist;
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Worked post production audio recording engineer for EJ Stewart video productions in Philadelphia. Relocated to Ft Lauderdale as subcontractor playing r & b, latin jazz, cover music. Currently reside in Naples FL.
Read realbook style charts, r&b bass playing style, instruments Curbow custom basses, Fender fretless jazz bass, G&L fretted basses, custom monitoring. With charts 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 month
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
Background Singer:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Curbow custom basses, Fender fretless jazzbass, G&L fretted bassess, custom monitoring.

MUSIC