Instruments: Drums and Percussion
Specialties: All Styles of Drumming
Accolades: Studied Music at San Jose State University and hold a degree from the Dick Grove School of Music
Bio: A native of San Jose, California, Rick Alegria studied music at San Jose State University and is a graduate of the Dick Grove School of Music in Los Angeles. He has performed and recorded with Bo Diddley, Maria Muldaur, Asleep At The Wheel, Commander Cody, Queen Ida, jazz-fusion group Real Time, Joan Osborn, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello , Michael McDonald, Amy Holland, Jon McLaughlin (pop artist), American Idols, Constantine Maroulis, Elliot Yemen, actress/singer Sally Kellrman, all star country swing band “ Lost Weekend”, fusion guitar trio “R3”, chapman stick virtuoso Bob Culbertson, and is currently working with singer-songwriter Paul Williams.
Rick teaches pop, rock, Latin, country, and jazz styles and conducts classes and workshops on shuffle styles, rhythm themes, embellishments, locking down grooves, song form and drum balance.
For more information about Rick, go here: Rick Alegria Music