Richy Kicklighter has placed songs with U.S. News and World Report, Wishbone Ash, The Diocese Of Colorado, Japanese TV, Surf Movies and advertising around the country. He writes and plays blues, jazz, country/folk, new age, reggae, r&b, and funk. Richy is known for his soulful and melodic guitar style and writes and produces his own music. Richy Kicklighter has 9 cds released on the jazz, blues and new age formats that have charted and received airplay on radio and tv internationally.
Richy got a start with the Delrays band playing RnB and Soul and worked with Rufus Thomas, Eddie Floyd, Bo Diddley, Little Johnny Taylor, Pigmeat Markum, Willy Hightower and more. After a few years with the Delrays he meant Sammy Lawhorn while jamming with the Muddy Waters band. Sammy moved to Florida, and Richy and Sammy played together in the Jukes Blues Band for a year or so. Richy then moved to New York City and worked with Tom Doucette, a former harmonica player for the Allman Bros. band. Richy moved to Macon, Georgia where he played with everyone from the Allman Brothers Band to various members of James Brown and Otis Redding bands. Richy then joined T. S. S. for Talton, Stewart and Sandlin (Capricorn records), featuring Tommy Talton of Cowboy, Johnny Sandlin (Capricorn producer) and Bill Stewart, Capricorn session drummer, and featured Neil Larsen on piano.
Moving to Atlanta Richy helped put together the legendary RnB/Blues band Cool Breeze with singer Bill Sheffield. Cool Breeze was a leader on the Blues circuit doing the east coast from New York to Florida and sharing the bill with Stevie Ray Vaughn, Room Full Of Blues, and Night Hawks.
up smooth jazz guitar instrumental with kind of Eric Clapton / Pat Metheny feel, strong intro with solid bass and strong upbeat drum groove very soulful synth solo, great for driving scenes, scenes with distance, love, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
smooth jazz r&b/funk guitar instrumental with a kind of Wes Montgomery style blues and soulful guitar, strong driving funk groove cool piano rhythm and percussion, back ground female vocal skat and piano and guitar solo, great for love and night scenes, driving,distance, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
very cool tropic rhythmic intro, tropic blues and Albert King style guitar with percussion , up and exotic, rhythmic, Kenny Burrell/ Stevie Ray Vaughn meets the Allman bros.,great hammond organ solo, night , island scenes, chase scenes , spy or intrigue, suspence, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
smile and hit the road, r&b/smoothjazz guitar instrumental, very soulful and melodic guitar with solid bass and beautiful flute style solo, up Florida feel,feels good scene, sunny day water scene, blue skies, happy, tap your foot kind of thing, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
very raw real lost and lonely finger picking acoustic guitar with a cool funk beat and piano melody, lonely on the road, road of life, longing , hoping, never ending, searching.... Instrumental, Jazz, Folk Jazz
driving jazz instrumental with a little latin mood and exotic melodie,lots of percussion with great acoustic piano solo could easily be called Miami Moon, great for Miami night scenes , travel, love , passion, tropics, moon on the water, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin Jazz
tender lost and lonely love blue jazz with a light latin bossa feel. acoustic rhythm guitar and electric melodie very soulful solo, Kenny Burrell feel, Has a little lost, night and lonely mood. Scenes: love, night, lonely, moon, travel, romantic, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin Jazz
beautiful haunting intro you can feel the cool breeze, tropic, soulful r&b/jazz over a tropic latin rhythm, soulful guitar instrumental,great for tropic ocean scenes, beach,island, florida, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Passionate, very cool jazz/folk/love song with female vocals, finger picking acoustic guitar, kind of light rumba/bossa groove, soulful and bluesy great for love lost mystery love potion night bedroom wind in the curtains scenes, Female Vocals, Pop, Alt Pop
cool and romantic blue smooth jazz guitar instrumental with a bossa feel, romantic moody track, soulful melodic sort of a cross between Pat Metheny and Eric Clapton,SCENES: love , night, moon , city, travel, tropic, distance, lonely, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
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