Rick was 12 years old when he entered a keyboard instrumental in a state-wide songwriting contest in Lubbock, Texas. He placed second in the contest, and he still composes today.
He currently resides in Michigan, and he’s had the love of music all his life. His favorite thing to do is create and perform music for others. All of his originals are keyboard prominent, and the songs vary in style.
He has recently written two jazz band charts, which the Lansing Community College Jazz Band has played. The compositions are written for any skill level — from moderate high school jazz band to professional musicians can perform them.
The two jazz compositions are: “Ain’t Making This Up “ and “Rolling Along.”