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Rick Todd

Biography of Rick Todd : B G S N A R D
Producer ( CD'S, DVD'S ), Drummer,Percussionist,Clinician,Teacher,Author,Composer,Arranger,Band Leader,Vocalist ( English & Brazilian )

Started playing a snare drum @ age 4 with his 1st. public concert @ age 5 , performing behind Hollywood Star- Tex Ritter. Rick's first professional
gig was @ age 11 and he formed his own band @ age 13years, later performing with the following musicians & bands.

Joe Lano,Bill Cosby,Frank Mills, Red Norvo, Conway Twitty, Tex Ritter, Alan Thicke, Marion Mc Partland, Bill Chase, Phil Wilson,Attila Zoller,Don Thompson

The Platters, Bill Haley & The Comets, The Ink Spots, The Ames Brothers, The Orbits, The Shades, The Ventures,Vancouver & Calgary Symphonies

Musicians on our CD'S& DVD'S have performed with: Michael Jackson,Aretha Franklin, Celine Dijon, Elton Jon, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra,
Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Barbara Streisand, Burt Bacharach

Rick Studied Drum-Set With: Jim Blackley ( World Recognized Authority ), Joe Morello ( Dave Brubeck Trio ), Ed Thigpen ( Oscar Peterson Trio )
Studied Vibes with : Gary Burton ( Grammy award winner & Professor @ Berklee School of Music).Studied Percussion: Forrest Clark ( L.A. Philharmonic)