Rick DellaRatta: Thought Provoking

Busy New York pianist-vocalist Rick DellaRatta performs regularly in Manhattan clubs, tours internationally as performer-clinician and does commercial jingles. Winner of the 1997 Backstage Bistro Award, DellaRatta displays his burgeoning talents on his second self-produced album as leader. With backing from bassist Eddie Gomez, drummer Lenny White and guest saxophonist Dave Liebman, DellaRatta delivers an even mix of 11 ballads and kickers, originals and standards, featuring his youthful-sounding vocals, energized keyboard skills and prowess as composer.