The Duo Ricky & Aubrey
Smooth Jazz Fusion
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Some events require Entertainment and Music on a sophisticated level that can only be provided by a select group of Artists. The Duo Ricky & Aubrey are one of those Artist entertainers.
The full band live sound of this dynamic Duo is unlike any other Duo. Ricky & Aubrey provides the best of the Smooth Jazz Fusion sound for Happy Hours, Weddings, Cooperate Functions, political events including Mayor Ball, Holiday Parties performing their on compositions as well as Jazz renditions of the standards, contemporary popular tunes and more to a unique market of dedicated fans and Lovers of Jazz all over the US.
Short Bio Ricky Morris:
Born in Shreveport Louisiana, raised in Houston, Texas Ricky began playing the Guitar at the age of 10. His formal teaching came under the tutelage of Conrad Johnson band director of Kashmere High School while playing the world-renowned Kashmere stage band.
His fondness of the music of George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Pat Martino, Melvin Sparks, Larry Eric Gale, Oscar Peterson, Stevie Wonder and a host of others led him to play Jazz, Blues and R & B. Rick grew up Listening to music from Motown, Stax, the Sound of Philly is the foundation of who Rick is.
As he became known for being one of the best up and coming guitar players on the scene he was sought after and toured with Johnny Taylor, Albert king, KoKo Taylor, B.B. King, Tyrone Davis to name a few.
Well known for his studio work he is always being asked to lay down track for artist in all fields of music. Jazz, Blues, Country, Latin, Hip-Hop, Opera and Rock and Roll......
Ricky, worked on Aubrey's CD, Now I'm Sing the Blues, For Lover Only and is presently working on For Lovers Only Volume II and his new CD yet to be named.
Short Bio Aubrey Dunham:
Aubrey perfected his skills at Bishop College in Dallas, Texas and Texas Southern University, in Houston, Texas. There he studied instrumental and vocal music as well as performing in the Concert Choir (singing first tenor), the T. S. U. Stage Band, instrumental and vocal ensembles, theater, and The T.S.U. Marching Band (where we was a principle saxophone soloist) under the direction of Professor Benjamin Bulter.
At T.S.U. Aubrey studied and performed with people like Kirk Whalen, Arnett Cobb, Hank Crawford, and Bobby Humphrey learning and sharing musical knowledge. Aubrey graduated from T.S.U. in 1980 in Music Education All Levels. Aubrey has performed jazz, blues, popular music, gospel and classical music all over America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, in Clubs, concert stages, and theater productions.
Aubrey Dunham, a major recording artist, performer, producer, arranger, and gifted musician from Houston, Texas (the home of such world-wide famous tenor saxophonists as Arnett Cobb, Illinois Jacket, Welton Felton, and Grady Gains known as "The Texas Tenors" because of their unique sound and style on the tenor saxophone) has perfected the art of playing the saxophones with the unique sound and style of the Legendary "Texas Tenors".
Aubrey went on to master all genres of music ranging from Jazz, Blues, Pop, Gospel, Rock, Reggae, Latin and classical music by studying the playing styles and music of such grates as King Curtis, Jr. Walker, Welton Felder, Arnett Cobb, Grady Gains, John Coltrain, Joe Henderson, Grover Washington, Jr., Maceo, Stanley Turrentine, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Santana, Gato Babarare as well as a host of other musicians and recording artists of the 50's, 60's, 70,s, 80's and on.
Aubrey has 3 CD's to his credit on the market, Now I 'm singing the Blues, I feel your Love and For lovers only. Aubrey will soon release, For lovers only Volume II and Roadhouse Blues.
For Bookings Contact:
S.V. Kyles and Associates
PO Box 8305
Houston, Texas 77288
e-mail Svkyles@juno.com* * * *
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