Rick Leon James began to create a buzz on the London music scene in the 2000’s. He was essentially an improviser, known for his fiery improvisational lines and inclination towards a strong groove and feel.
He has a long list of touring credits while simultaneously launching his own career as a band leader in his own right..
He spent his formative years back in the 1990’s building an audience on the Trinidad music scene, before moving to the UK to join Daniel Bedingfield’s band.
As well as playing with artists like Tinie Tempah, Estelle, Wretch 32 Rick would host his own Jazz Fusion nights around London where he would be joined by his friends, such as; Amy Winehouse, Michael Kiwanuka, John Altman, Shabaka Hutchings, Femi Temowo to name a few. He is currently touring with Kamaal Williams, YolanDa Brown and his own band which ft. David Mrakpro from Blue Lab Beats.
Join Rick Leon James live at Under The Bridge for an exclusive concert previewing some new songs from his eagerley anticipated album, as well as some crowd favourites.