Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Rick Webster's CD launch 8.30 tonight at The Ellington

Rick Webster is a guitarist from Perth Western Australia. After graduating from the Academy of Performing arts with both a Bachelor in Jazz Music and an Advanced Diploma of Contemporary music , Rick has gone on to become one of the hardest working guitarists in perth working 4 to 5 nights a week in all styles from solo jazz guitar to larger groups playing rock, funk, soul, pop, hip hop and other contemporary styles.

Rick has spent the last few years supporting many local and international artists that pass through Perth on a regular basis. In July 2011 after many years of preparation Rick has put together his experiences and influences into his first release as a band leader. Tonight will be the launch of this CD and a taste of what's to come on his next release.

Additionally it will be the debut of Rick's new project featuring Allira Wilson on vocals. Combining Jazz and contemporary music, Rick has written a unique collection of tunes that will combine influences such as Pat Metheny, The Police, Dire Straits, Robben Ford and more.
Band will include:
Pete Evans - Drums
Lewis Moody - Piano
Karl Florisson - Bass
Allira Wilson - Vocals

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