Ricky is a consummate professional. He’s always where he needs on a timely basis and ready to contribute in any and everyday imaginable. While he’s an incredible soloist, he’s equally adept and sensitive to being part of an ensemble as well. His presence in any band is always a significant enhancement.
Upcoming Gigs for all!
August 4, 2019 with Barbara Knight. 1pm Cain Park. Cleveland Hts., OH
August 11, 2019 with Octo Jazz. 1pm Cain Park. Cleveland Hts., OH
Check the Gig Page for a full list of events!
Ricky Exton: Drummer, recording artist, composer, arranger, and producer, has been active in the music community for over 2 decades. At an early age, Ricky's talents emerged as one of the Cleveland Tri C All Stars. He continued his career in music at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass., where he earned a Baccalaureate in Professional Music. His performance venues include jazz festivals, concerts, television appearances, and private and corporate events. He has performed with Lou Rawls, Wynton Marsalis, Rufus Reid, Terence Blanchard, Ernie Krivda, Cyrus Chestnut, Joanne Brackeen, Kim Nazarian, Dominick Farinacci, and international guitar virtuoso Neil Zaza. In addition, Ricky is an active session musician recording in studios from the east coast to the west coast.