New Tim Hicks Video


Musician, Drummer & Percussionist 

Rocc News:
Last year, Ric was fortunate to tour with the band Totsy who opened for "The Brian Setzer Orchestra" (Stray Cats) as well as Malea McGuinness who opened for John Waite (The Babys, Bad English).  Totsy highlighted his drumming while Malea's tour highlighted Ric's cajon and percussion work.

This year Totsy played the Gibson booth at the 2013 NAMM convention and was the "Pick of the Week" by LA Weekly magazine for their Hotel Cafe show.  He is also working with E'lan Atias, singer from the legendary reggae group, "The Wailers" and Latin Legends, MALO.

New Endorsement:  After 8 years of beinging endorsed with a stick company, Ric has decided to make the move to the leading drum stick company, Vic Firth.  He is extremely excited and thankful to be apart of such an amazing team and here he is, VIc Firth himself in Los Angeles at a family hang at Center Staging.

Ric is always working with different artists, writing and recording new material at Dexter Studios and giving lessons in his spare time. He was working with Gold Rush Country who backed Kayla Slone, the Walmart singing employee who went viral on youtube in February.  He also performed at Alex Navarro's CD release concerts in Los Angeles and Houston and was just featured in Canadian country singer Tim Hicks music video "Hell Raisin' Good Time" that went #5 on the video charts and #9 as a song.   Ric is also in Tims latest video for his new song "Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing" which should be out in September 2014.

Here is a promo picture for Katrina Carlson's CD release party.

Dexter Studio News:
Dexter Studios recently added a vintage Tascam 388 Studio B, 8 track tape machine that brings a wonderful analog warmth to the studio.
If you know someone who is looking to record on a budget, please direct them to the site.

Ric would like to thank you for all the support throughout the years.
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