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Richie Barron
Richie Barron
Richie Barron. Powerful Vocals, guitar. All star back-up band with Dave [Mr. Funk] Shipe on Bass, , Dave Koolhoven, drums. Richard Segovia [Bandido!] Congas/ Timbales, Frank Sorci on keyboards, , Stewart Viets , Clark Calvert, Bobby Jones, saxes, Al Dieste, Trumpet.
Tell me about your history? How did you get where you are now?
On the "Road" one year after graduating high school.Worked out of Chicago and Dallas Texas.Had traveling Rock-Blues band with Frank Beard of ZZ-Top fame on drums for two or three years.First CD out in 1989,"Secrets in the Night" with Buddy Miles on drums, Micheal Carabello [ex-Santana origional] on congas.1996 release" Rather Have the Green than the Blues" on CBS "House of Blues"radio with Dan Aykroyd.1999 CD" Hwy 2000 also had three cuts on "house of Blues" radio.New CD Richie Barron "Live in 05" on www.cdbabycom now.
Have you performed live in front of an audience? Any special memories?
Mostly Festivals and Casino's
Your musical influences
Ray Charles, Leon Russell, BB King, Rolling Stones, Tower of Power, Joe Cocker, James Brown
What equipment do you use?
Gibson,Ibenez,Fender Guitars
Anything else?
Visit me at www.myspace.com/richiebarron Buy CDs at Amazon.com or CDbaby.com