RIKKI GLOVER

SESSION GUITARIST |MUSICAL DIRECTOR | SONGWRITER | GUITAR TUTOR

 

In addition to the list of bands/artists listed below I've played one-off shows with such acts as:

WARD THOMAS

WTW Music/ Sony Music

 

Description: Country

British modern country music duo, composed of 22 year old twin sisters Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas (born 28 March 1994) from Hampshire. The band has been called "Britain's first country stars". Along with The Shires, they are producing modern country music with a British twist in a genre dominated by American singers and bands.

 

The duo have released two albums with the most recent release 'Cartwheels' making it to Number 1 in the UK Albums, UK Country & Scottish Albums Charts in October 2016.

CLOVES

Interscope/ Universal PMA/ Polydor

 

Description: Dream Pop, Ambient Pop, Soul Rock, Trip Hop, Baroque Pop

Melbourne born singer-songwriter Cloves aka Kaity Dunstan based out of London and tours worldwide. Her debut album is due out in 2017 and features "Don't Forget About Me" from the soundtrack of the 2016 film "Me Before You".

 

I have been on the road with Cloves for over a year having played a sold out US tour supporting 'James Bay' 2015. During our time in L.A. I tracked guitars with 'Mike Crossey' (Producer - The 1975, Jake Bugg, Arctic Monkeys). Pushing into 2016 Cloves performed strip back sets at numerous festivals in the UK,Europe, USA and Canada.

ELLA EYRE

Virgin EMI Records

 

Discription: R&B, Pop, Neo Soul, Drum & Bass

UK based artist Ella Eyre is best know for her collaborations with Rudimental on their UK number one single 'Waiting All Night' (2013) which won a Brit Award for British Single of the year.

 

 

 

HARRIET

Brightstar Records/ A&P Management

 

Description: Pop, Easy Listening, Soft Rock, Jazz, Acoustic

UK Based artist Harriet released her debut album October 2016. Live and studio sessions are directed by Producer and Musical Director, Steve Anderson (Kylie Minogue, Westlife, Leona Lewis). Harriet also works closely with A&P Artist Management (Kylie Minogue, Nadine Coyle). Harriets debut album, 'Harriet' has just released Oct 2016 on Brightstar Records and features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios.

JIM STAPLEY

MITA Records/ Dean St Management

 

Description: Classic Rock, Gospel Rock, Country Rock

British born singer-songwriter based in Minneapolis, USA. Debut album "Long Time Coming" was produced by Tony Visconti (David Bowie, T.Rex, Kaiser Chiefs, Thin Lizzy) and released in October 2014.

 

Having performed on may tours and festivals with Jim it was only fitting that we did the full album together. I tracked numerous rhythm and lead guitars throughout the record and featured my own composition,"Grey Matter". A song I'd written and finished off with Jim for the album.

RUTH LORENZO

Virgin EMI Records/ H&I Music/ Roster Music

 

Description: Rock, Rock en Espanol, Pop, Latin Pop, Opera

Spanish singer-songwriter, Ruth Lorenzo was a finalist in the British TV talent show The X-Factor 2008. Releasing the single "Burn" in 2011 she entered the Spanish Singles Chart at number 16. Later she represented Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 and came 10th with her song "Dancing in the rain". In 2014 she released the album "Planeta Azul" and entered the Spanish Album Charts at number 3.

 

After The X-Factor, I worked with Ruth on the live shows in the UK & Europe.

SKINNY MACHINES

Independant

 

Description: Indie Rock, Indie, Alternative, Pop

Based out of London, UK the band built up a large following across Europe and the UK. Built from the ground up the band toured relentlessly for many years and could rely on a loyal fanbase. A self produced debut album "Wrong Side of the River" was released in 2010. Since then producer Simon Changer (David Gray, James Morrison, Michael Kiwanuka) came on board to fullfil the next run of singles.

 

A number of the singles and tracks were co-written by myself.

IKOMA

Indefinite Records

 

Description: Classic Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative

Based out of Brighton, UK, the band formed whilst studying at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music in 2007. Working with producers/engineers such as Mark Flannery (U2, Def Leppard, Depeche Mode, Yes) we produced our first EP's. Later the band signed to a new Los Angeles based Entertainment company "Indefinite Entertainment" headed by JJ Corsini. The band then went on to do another string of new sinlges such as "Last Chance Honey" wtih producer Stuart Epps (Elton John, Oasis, Robbie Williams, Led Zeppelin). Numerous tours, festivals and gigs followed in the UK and USA.

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