dick cunico

Dick Cunico hails from Los Angeles, where he performed and/or recorded
with such jazz greats as:

Howard Levy (Bela Fleck)
Eric Marienthal (Chick Corea)
Steve Bailey (Dizzy Gillespie & The Rippingtons)
Skitch Henderson (NBC Orchestra)
Jerry Donahue (The Helicastors)
Louis Conte (Koinonea)
Lanny Morgan (Supersax)
Al Francisco (Windmill Big Band)
Alex Isles (Bill Holman Big Band & Alexander's Ragtime Dixieland Band)
Bob Summers (Woody Herman Big Band)
Benoit Grey (Ray Charles)
Rick Fleishman (Art Pepper)
Henry Skipper Franklin (Clark Terry)
Tom Hill (Ray Brown Band)
Alex Milstein (Jeff Lorber)
Brad Carow (The Jazz Roadmap)
and many more.

 INSTRUMENTS:
Drums
Percussion
Lead and back-up vocals
Keyboards

EQUIPMENT:
Yamaha Custom Tour Series drum kit
Rogers 5 piece drum kit
Simmons Portakit electronic drums
Barcus Berry transducers (for combining electronic & acoustic drums)
Roland R8-M sound module
Akai S-900 sampler & player
Roland 8 channel mixer/amp
JBL & ElectroVoice speakers
Yamaha DX-7
Shure & Audio-Technica mics
16 track recording studio

EXPERIENCE: 1965-2001
PERFORMANCE STYLES
Rock
Ethnic
Jazz
Musicals
Country
Fusion
Casuals
Big Band
New Age
Top 40
Orchestra
Bar Mitzvahs
Video
Dixieland
Rhythm & Blues
Tours
Recording
COMPOSITION
ARRANGING
PRODUCTION
ENGINEERING
COPYING
INSTRUCTION
LYRICIST

TELEVISION, RADIO & MOVIE PERFORMANCE
Beverly Hillbillies Movie (20th Century Fox)
The Thing Called Love  (Paramount)
When A Man Loves A Woman  (Touchstone)
Brain Donors  (Paramount)
Burke's Law  (Aaron/Spelling)
CBS "Northern Exposure"
ABC "Thirty Something"
NBC "60 Minutes" 
Group W "Hurry up and Wait" (LA)
KCSN (Northridge, CA)
KLON (Long Beach, CA)
KNBA (Boulder, CO)
KCRW (Santa Monica, CA)

CONCERT EXPERIENCE:
Telluride Jazz Festival
Phoenix Amphitheater
Pepperland
At My Place
The Lighthouse
Bon Appetit
Korakuen Amusement Park  (Tokyo, Japan)
Calgary Stampede
Edmonton Klondike Days
Over 500 concerts internationally with "Yesterday-A Tribute to the Beatles"

RECORDING EXPERIENCE:
Evergreen (Burbank, CA)
King Sound (Van Nuys, CA)
Present Time (Hollywood, CA)
Juniper (Burbank, CA)
Mountain Ears (Boulder, CO)
First Win (Studio City, CA)
Demo Helpers (North Hollywood, CA)
Juniper (Evergreen, CO)
Trak Recording (North Hollywood, CA)

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION:
1975 to the present

EDUCATION:
L.A. Valley College---3 years
L.A. Jazz Workshop---2 years
Dick Groves School of Music---1 year
Private Vocal Study---4 years
Colorado Mountain College---2 years
Western State College---3 years
Private Drum Study---10 years

Audio Recordings (1988---2001)

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Christmas Album Terry Medeiros Swing
Don't Come Runnin' Rik Kirk Rascal Country
Something Ventured Chance Avant Jazz/Classical
The Other Girl Scott Kolden Hard Rock
In A Loving Way Caesar Garcia Latin
Road Games Jazz Roadmap Jazz
Hondo Blaze Max Highstein New Age
All I Wanna Do Is Swing Little Big Band Big Band Swing
     
     
     
     
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