Ricardo has been steadily recording and performing the New York City music scene since 2005 and has performed and appeared on national TV on several networks with artist such as Legend Chubby Checker, Talk show host Wanda Sykes, Hollywood Actress Singer Songwriter Alicia Witt, International smooth jazz lounge recording artist The Jamhunters, Multi Emmy Award Winning Disney Music Producer Martin Erskine, Bravo's Hitmaker Johnny Marnell, MTV Logo's Josh Zuckerman, FOX's Fearless Music TV Dan Torres, Primo Casper Gomez of Sootyz Groove among many others.
Ricardo maintains a busy schedule of rehearsals, recording sessions and live events and is not only professional but loyal to everyone he has the opportunity to perform and work with. Over the last several years Ricardo has been featured on over a dozen recordings from various up and coming singer-songwriters and loves to work with artist of all genre's.
Over the last 18 months Ricardo’s bass playing can be heard in the opening to The Wanda Sykes talk show on FOX, has been featured on a inspirational biography series “In Pursuit of Passion” by Tracey Rosensteel on ipoptelevison, recorded tracks for a new Disney series with Martin Erskine featuring Anne-Marie Milazzo of the East Village Opera Company on vocals, performed off Broadway with David Levinson, has completed a boat load of tracks for 5 new releases soon to hit the digital markets by Aiden James, Justin Utley, EvGenia Lesov, Zach Adam and Jeff Fiorello and is producing three releases of his own due out in 2012. The first will be titled "Three Sides To Every Story" and will feature original compositions recorded at his "Earth Quake House Studios". The second and third releases will be a studio CD and a live DVD compilation containing selections from various artist Ricardo has worked with.
Ricardo is active in the circuit and has performed at many venue's in the area including, Mercury Lounge, Rockwood Music Hall, Highline Ballroom, Joes Pub, Metropolitan room , Le Poisson Rouge, Symphony Space, Smalls, Bitter End, Sullivan Hall, Crash Mansion, Arlene's Grocery, Living Room, Kenny's Castaways, Piano's, Cafe Vivaldi, National Underground, Don Hills, Spike Hill, Public Assembly, The Shrine, R Bar, The Delancey, Fontanas, The Knitting Factory, S.O.B.'s, The Cutting Room and Fat Baby's to name a few.
Ricardo prides himself in being a versatile, punctual, reliable easy to work with professional. He has his own