Rapster's innovative music features his compositions, vocal, guitar and bass talents. An award-winning composer of Chamber music with University honors, Rapster enjoyed the '70s playing in the San Francisco Bay area fusion band Clouds, then toured with The David La Flamme Band, enjoying his share of sex, drugs, rock and roll so prevelant during that era. Well, Rapster's baaack, with some new muscular tracks that should find happy homes in a number of TV, Film and multiple media projects. His ability to blend genres guarantees an innovative style of original music.
Rapster is the consummate musician. He composes, arranges, plays guitar, bass, keyboards, tenor sax, raps, and sings. He sure does his thing, which has kept him in demand for years. Throughout his career, Rapster has played with some iconic artists, including Woody Shaw, Jon Hendricks, Julian Priester and Mike Nock.
Rapster is a musician who believes in World music...seeking to blend many genres into a fresh and innovative style of Jazz.
Comments from Colleagues and Fans:
"G`Day Brother... All the best to you! You are definitely a musical mastermind...with an ingenius sense of melody & crazy mad skills on the guitar!" (norman goodman IMW.com)
"Incredible guitar playing, solos are out of this world! Blows my mind...great production and excellent song. You have taken things to a whole new level...." (norman goodman IMW.com)
"THE DUKE.. what gets me is your guitar playing. Man, I wish to meet you one day and have you Line-Me-out on the guitar lines. I hope to have the money one day to come see you, shake your hand and play some music with you. I think your the best guitar player online! AWESOME BRO! (dace yates IMW.com)
A better world? how can we be? we'll just never see.. the way to be free..
I wanna get on the boat and go... Rapping, singing, ambient swinging. Soulful, smokey male vocals, moving, touching and hopeful. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
Rapster raps about things concerning the survival of the planet.. pollution, greed, politics.. this poignant reminder of the tragedy of our times is captured in his rhymes.. with lovely vocal harmonies in the chorus.. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Political Rap
A humerously cynical look at the world of artists, musical and otherwise.. to magical and catchy jazzy hiphop music, rapster's vocals, lyrics and solo guitar make this a truly unique, fresh and innovative track suitable for any kind of media.. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Trip Hop
A sensual hiphop tribute to our bi-cultural relationship with Japan.. long a fan of the Japanese language, rapster and margot lend an understated steamy, sauna like atmosphere to this rather sexy song.. Mixed Vocals, Hip Hop, Hip Hop