Archive for February, 2010

UNCC concert video

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Here is a video of a concert I played on 2/2/10 with my wife Jennifer. It’s with the UNCC Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the piece is Dance of the Southern Lights by Eric Richards. This is a very large file so please give it time to load.
Southern Lights

Recent Article: Mike D’Angelo

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Here’s a nice article about one of my former students Mike D’Angelo who was up for a Grammy this year (which sadly he did not win.).
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Anne Trenning Wins Music Awards

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Pianist Anne Trenning who has recorded all three of her CD projects at Acoustic Barn is getting great press for her latest CD “Watching For Rain” which Rick produced, arranged, orchestrated, performed on and recorded. “Watching For Rain” was nominated for 4 ZMR Awards, including “Album of the Year.” by zonemusicreporter.com. The CD was also named a “Best of 2009″ pick by Michael Debbage. Look at Anne’s website for numerous reviews on this recording, as well as reviews on “All One World,” (also produced by Rick) which was named one of the top five contemporary instrumental recordings of 2005. Her music is in the new age realm and she has a very large and loyal fan base as the following press reveals. Here are some more links and reviews:
You can buy the CD here amazon

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and a link to Annes site
Annes site