AKA: Ricky La
Description: The funky low end rumble that is the foundation of The Brasshoppers
What do you love about playing with The Brasshoppers?: They groove like no other band. The boundless energy, enthusiasm and creativity is infectious.
What annoys you most about The Brasshoppers?: ‘Where’s the van key?’
Musical influences: Lester Bowie Brass Fantasy, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Tchaikovsky, Tower of Power, Bobby McFerrin, Shostakovich, Wynton Marsalis, R. Strauss, Oren Marshall, Keith Jarrett, Mahler…..
If you were a movie character who would you be?: Obi-Wan Kenobi (the older version)
Dogs or cats?: Dogs