Rick is an experienced International Festival Standard Drummer, having played in California, Chicago, New Orleans, France, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal and Spain, as well as at some of the biggest UK Blues and Tribute Festivals.
He is highly regarded on the Blues circuit. He is a versatile and experienced drummer with a solid groove who plays with finesse, subtlety and delicacy.
He works as a freelance session drummer and with international acts visiting the UK.
Rick is the drummer in the Lol Goodman Band. Probably the most original band on the road today, they stick to their guns playing almost exclusively original blues/rock inspired material. They have been building a reputation as THE band to see on the blues circuit. With three critically acclaimed albums of all original material to their name, a record deal with Right Track Records to distribute all future releases through Universal Music Group and appearances at top UK blues clubs and major festivals.
They are the Must See, Must Hear, Must Book band.
Rick plays with Jessica and the Ragged Company, who play Country and Americana. They play at major Country festivals across the UK and at the clubs on that circuit. They are very popular with the audiences and booking agencies. Jessica is said to have one of, if not the best female voices on the scene.
He was the driving force reproducing the grooves of “The Big Figure” with “Down At The Doctors” who were regarded as one of the very best Dr Feelgood tribute bands in the UK who played with the encouragement and support of Dr Feelgood themselves.
Rick toured with Robert Lucas, a sensational Bluesman originally from Los Angeles when he visited the UK. After these tours Lucas joined Canned Heat. He was a gentleman and an enthusiast You can find out more on the Robert Lucas Wikipedia page here
Rick’s favourite music are Blues and Soul and he is highly proficient in those fields. He has high level experience on the Glam Rock scene and has played Rock ‘n’ Roll, Pop music, 60’s 70’s 80’s and the more modern chart material during his many years of gigging
He worked with the UK’s best Tina Turner tribute, Kinisha Morgan-Williams, and has played at some of the biggest tribute festivals including Glastonbudget and Faux Fest. Her information is here