Gigs with Isotope Stompers Jazz Band, Muskrat Productions. South Burgundy Street Jazz Band – various Dixieland/trad jazz festivals (San Diego, PismoBeach, etc.)
Not Quite So Recent:
Performed (solo) at the National Jazz Banjo Festival in Guthrie, OK, 17 years at Rancheros Visitadores Cowboy Ride, and with San Fernando Valley Banjo Band, San Gabriel Valley Banjo Band, and Ragtime Banjo Band. Also, at The MagicCastle, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, and Universal Studios. In NY, played at The Red Garter, Your Fathers Moustache, The Red Onion, and as sideman for Smith Street Society Jazz Band.
August 23, 1964 appeared on “The Original Amateur Hour” TV show and received a most esteemed compliment from Ted Mack, “Dick, you’re a real amateur”. real amateur!”
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