About this Artist
Kevin Ricard’s versatility and musicality are the most important things he brings to each recording or performance. He brings a sense of groove to Rock, Jazz, Pop, and R&B styles, and adds authenticity to Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian styles. Whether it’s the Brazilian groove of Sergio Mendes, the timeless music of Stevie Wonder and Lionel Richie, or playing with legends like Steve Winwood, Kenny Loggins, or the late, great Celia Cruz, Kevin shows he can move smoothly between diverse styles and why he’s in constant demand. Kevin’s long list of recording credits includes B.B. King, Natalie Cole, Wayne Shorter, Marc Anthony, Kenny Loggins,Queen Latifah, Enrique Iglesias, Jill Scott, and others. Kevin has also performed on a number of movie scores including The Hangover, Speed, The Addams Family Values, A Bug’s Life, and many more. Kevin’s professional television career includes being a member of the house bands for Dancing with the Stars, America’s Got Talent, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and American Idol.