Bergdorf Gardner Music
Rick toured the world playing lead trumpet for Marvin Gaye, George Clinton, Bootsy’s
Rubberband and Bill Chase. He also performed with Red Hot Chiie Peppers, Ray
“Doors” Manzareck, Up with People, Fabulous Flippers, 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.
After the road life had run it's course he began a journey through music composition
and production. His credits include TV series Stevie J and Joseline Go Hollywood
through AudioSparx. He co-wrote “Lickety Split” with Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker and
Richard (Kush) Griffith and it was aired on Saturday Night Live. His original music can
be heard in the documentary “On the Wings of Men” that was the winner of the Bahama
Film Festival. He has been an ASCAP writer/publisher since 1994. He is a member in
good standing of AFM Local 369 in Las Vegas, NV. and a member of SAG-AFTRA.
Rubberhorn.com is designed by his wife Pat and is a combination of music, art and
love vibrations. Enjoy!
Rick Gardner - Trumpet Recording Artist & Composer