Make Your Move
Ricky Aimey AUTOBIOGRAPHY Rick started singing at concerts from age five and by the time he was ten years old he had learned his first chords on the guitar so that he could accompany himself. After a few years of playing rhythm guitar, Rick developed an interest in the bass and on a suggestion from a close friend decided to become a bass player. He got his first gig in this role at age fifteen. During the 1970s Rick played in several bands while perfecting his role as bass player-singer, which included a two and a half year stint in Canada touring the province of Quebec. He has toured extensively since that period which includes the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Rick has opened for some major acts, including Patti Labelle, Peabo Bryson and Brian McKnight to name a few, and sat in with Tito Puente during the 2000 Barbados Jazz Festival. He has played on numerous recordings dating back to the 1970s before releasing this solo album. Rick is currently a member of the Plantation Band and the musical director for Ajá the rhythm poet.