Dan Zola Orchestra
When I need a great drummer with incredible ability and creativity, there’s only one guy on my mind – the master Ricky Exton. Ricky’s chops and sensitivity have brought my music to another level, and as always, he is simply awesome to work with.
Upcoming Gigs for all!
March 23, 2019 with Dane Vanatter. 8pm at Nighttown. Cleveland Hts., OH (Jazz)
June 13, 2019 with Octo Jazz. 8pm. at Nighttown. Cleveland Hts., OH (Jazz)
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.