Born: July 17
Rick Eldridge is a native of Richmond, Virginia where he began gigging professionally at 16. He played the piano for several bands. A versatile musician, Rick played several instruments. I learned to play the instruments that I typically use so that I could arrange and voice them, myself. Soon, he became a bandleader and eventually moved to Vriginia Beach.
In addition to gigging and working as a studio musician, Rick started a jazz record label company, Pentagram Records, and released his first solo piano CD, Solo Flights. It was recorded on a 7' Yamaha concert grand....