Rick Elliott has been described as one of the most talented musicians in the region. He combines the soulful sounds of smooth jazz with the melodic stylings of rhythm and blues. A master of the soprano saxophone, he mesmerizes audiences with his eclectic style which ranges from covering upbeat contemporary songs, to dramatic pieces that move the soul. Rick Elliott has played for numerous social and civic functions as well as national conventions. In addition, Rick has also performed for several Virginia State Department of Education functions that included former Governor’s Tim Kane and Mark Warner in attendance along with other dignitaries.
Rick studied music at Norfolk State University and Virginia State University. This is Rick’s twenty seventh year performing his “one man set”. Rick is available for live performances and comes highly recommended for entertainment for corporate events, wedding receptions, private parties and social functions. His personal approach to an audience and versatile style will complement your event, from unobtrusive easy listening smooth jazz, to R and B, pop cover songs and jazz standards. For live performances Rick uses a Cannonball Soprano Saxophone, Axiom Pro Keyboard controller, digitally recorded backing tracks on a Macbook Pro, played through a high quality Bose L1 sound system.You get the full sound of a band with a live saxophone, without the budget or space needed to accomodate a full band. To order the new Tanteo Nights full release go to www.artistecard.com/rickelliott Thank you!