Stock Music by Rick M. B. Gardner
Rick toured the world playing lead trumpet for Marvin Gaye, George Clinton, Bootsy’s Rubber Band and Bill Chase. He also performed with Red Hot Chile Peppers, Ray “Doors” Manzareck, and was the lead trumpet player and conductor for Holiday on Ice. In 2002 he performed “We Want the Funk” at the ESPY award show at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood with Snoop Dogg and Bootsy Collins hosted by Samuel L Jackson. He has carried this experience into music composition and production with credits including the TV series Stevie J, and Joseline Go Hollywood. He is a collaborative musician and co-wrote the song “Lickety Split” with Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker and Richard (Kush) Griffith which was aired on Saturday Night Live. His original music can also be heard in the documentary “On the Wings of Men”, winner of the Bahama Film Festival.