Checkout where Richard has been playing over the last years. The list is impressive. - Click here.
Currently the guitarist for Boulevard Blues www.boulevardblues.co.za he has been fine tuning his blues skills with high octane rock induced solos and a great passion for setting the blues world on fire. He also started the Pebbleman Project 5 years ago which has 2 highly acclaimed CD releases 'The Red Stone Album' and 'The Book' Look out for the 3rd album which is going to be released later this year titled 'New Blues'
Richard also studied at UCT College of Music where he attained a Performance Diploma in Jazz Studies in 1993.
Richard is also a Guitar Teacher of note and has been teaching for nearly 20years From humble beginnings his tuition has grown into a real business and a passion. The information and resource material that he has created and collected over the years is huge and this allows him to customize lessons for individuals from beginners to advanced, from young to old, from Blues to Metal and everything in between. Checkout his Tuition Page for more info.
As well as teaching Richard does part-time session work and can be heard on numerous artists CDs from Afrikaans originals to Rock Dop Skiet and Pop Recordings. Richard grew up on good old fashioned hard rock and metal like Deep Purple, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath and a healthy dose of Van Halen. Some of his early Guitar influences where Eddie van Halen, Al di Meola, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ingwe Malmsteen, Joe Satriani and Gary Moore More recently Joe Bonamassa along with Guthrie Govan have become some of his Favourite and most inspiring guitar players. With an interesting mix of Blues, Rock, Metal and Jazz guitar techniques he will keep you guessing until the final pinched harmonic squeals into glorious feedback.