Ric Bianchi is a talented and versatile instrumentalist (Guitar, Piano, Bass) and Vocalist who has performed for more than 25 years ( over 3000 shows ) and covers a diverse, in-depth playlist of musical stylings including Blues, Rock, Latin, Country, Boogie, Jazz, Gospel, R&B, Bluegrass and Classical repertoire. Over the course of his career, Ric has had the honor of playing with major artists and important sideman, including Bebop Trombonist JJ Johnson, Jazz/R & B Saxophonist Ernie Watts, Fusion Bassist Steve Rodby, Drummer Harold Jones and Blues Guitarist John Primer. In addition, he has chaired a music department at a Community College, performed numerous studio dates, served as music director for three large churches, as well as, principal accompanist at several other places of worship. Ric is a dedicated and gifted private & classroom music teacher with an in depth knowledge of American Music in the the 20th century. He holds a BA in music, where he studied three years at the University of North Texas, finishing at Northern Iowa, and a Masters in Music from Northern Illinois University.
You can contact Ric at 815.784.4632 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org