Rick is a highly experienced International Festival Standard Drummer, having played in Chicago, New Orleans, France, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal and Spain. A tour of California concluded with a gig at the world famous Whisky A Go Go.
He works as a freelance session drummer and tours with international acts visiting the UK.
He plays at some of the biggest UK Blues, Country and Tribute Festivals and is highly regarded in the Blues circles.
He is a versatile drummer and percussionist with a solid groove who plays with finesse, subtlety and delicacy.
Rick is the drummer in the Lol Goodman Band. They have a reputation as being THE band to see on the blues circuit. With three critically acclaimed albums of all original British Blues material to their name and a record deal with Right Track Records. They play International tours and play at the top UK blues clubs and major festivals.
Rick plays with Jessica and the Ragged Company, who play Country and Americana. They play at major Country festivals and clubs across the UK . 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.
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 toured the UK with Joanna Connor, an astonishing guitarist from Chicago which resulted in a trip to Chicago playing at some of the famous clubs there.
Check out Joanna here, she deserves all her great reviews and plaudits.
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.
With the UK’s best Tina Turner tribute, Kinisha Morgan-Williams, he played at some of the biggest tribute festivals including Glastonbudget and Faux Fest. Her information is 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