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Robert Rickenberg

b. 23 January 1967, London, Britain. Rickenberg started playing dual bass in 1977 and four years later on became a member of the Essex Youngsters Orchestra, and in 1985 joined up with the Essex Youngsters Jazz Music group. After going to a post-graduate jazz program at Guildhall College of Music in 1989/90, he proved helpful steadily numerous bands covering a broad stylistic range. Likewise eclectic are Rickenberg’s musical affects, such as jazz musicians Costs Evans, Scott LaFaro, Pat Metheny, Wes Montgomery, George Mraz, and Wayne Shorter, and he was also inspired by performers Frank Sinatra and Mel Tormé. Among performers and rings with whom he spent some time working and often documented are Blue Harlem, Celene (Celene), Kelvin Christiane, jazz dancer Will Gaines, K-Groove, Sandra Lawrence (Noiresque), the Country wide Youngsters Jazz Orchestra, Tag Murphy, Richard Niles, Caroline Nin (La Vie En Rose), Spike Robinson (Teen Lions Aged Tigers), Root Placement (One For THE STREET), and Anthony Walters (Lucky TO BECOME Me). Since 1998, Rickenberg continues to be bass participant and arranger for Sheena Davis, to whom he’s married, and provides appeared on all her albums.

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