A TEAM OF EXPERTS
Recorded at Triad Recording Complex- Warren, RI.
With every beat that Rick Benoit creates, he discovers new opportunities that allow the song he plays on to truly flourish. Ricks been playing drums since before most of us learned to ride our first bicycle and he hasn’t stopped. Though most influenced by his dear friends and mentors Dr. Phil Caffrey, Atom Willard and Bob Primental, Rick’s also had the good fortune to work with many talented drummers - always learning a new lesson and perspective of his art.
Rick’s been involved in many indie and alternative projects - genres he enjoys most. He’s performed in 13 countries and practically every state in the US while sharing the stage with numerous national and international artists. A highlight of Rick’s career was performing in New York City’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve 2011 during a pre-televised show.
Rick approaches every project with 100% dedication, hard work and professionalism, logging in over 2000 studio hours in his career as a session drummer. His endorses Yamaha Drums, Zildjian, Silverfox, Remo, Protection Racket and Ultimate Ears.
Tony Ricci is a veteran music producer with over 20 years experience and 6 Grammy Considerations since 2005. Tony is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
Tony was the staff Sound Designer at the TONY Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company in Providence RI for two years, dealing with all aspects of Theatre production sound and also composing original music for the world premiere of the play Reckless. He has worked with all styles of music including rock, metal, pop, country, jazz, world, urban, classical and folk. In addition to his studio work, Tony is an audio instructor at New England Institute Of Technology.
Tony’s production style is based on capturing what makes each artist unique and recognizable, and creating showpiece mixes. He is currently looking for artists who have strong songs, and a true passion for their music and a desire to take their career to the next level.
Featured Guitarist on song "Does It Matter"
Benjamin Tirrell is a guitarist and singer-songwriter from Riverside, Rhode Island. He is currently the lead guitarist, back-up vocalist, and contributing songwriter of the Providence-based pop-rock band Shryne.
Ben received a minor degree in Music and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies from Rhode Island College, where he graduated cum laude.
Past projects of his include playing guitar for a variety of different musical theater productions, playing lead guitar for the Providence-based pop-rock band Deixa, and releasing a solo EP entitled the BLT Experiment.
Jon Patrick Brennan
Arranger/ Mixing Engineer/ Producer
Jon Patrick Brennan has served as Resident Arranger/Composer for TRIAD Recording Complex since 2012. A singer and multi-instrumentalist, Jon has arranged music in many different genres, including Rock, Hip-hop, Pop, Country, R&B, Celtic, and Orchestral, as well as composing an original score for the horror movie “The Last Halloween.”
He is also a skilled engineer and studio musician, frequently writing and performing parts on guitar, bass, piano/keyboard, various percussive instruments, and backing vocals. His specialty is working with artists to develop and fully realize their unique sound.
Jon graduated summa cum laude from Rhode Island College in ’07, with a degree in Music and Theatre.
He has written and arranged songs for many theatrical productions, among them two world premiere musicals. Jon regularly performs with a number of musical groups, serving as lead vocalist for the award-winning rock band Shryne, acting as the “Royal Keyboardist” for King Richard’s Faire, and has most recently started a Celtic project called Branáin with his wife Sara.
Jon Patrick Brennan
Singer/ Owner of Consult Us LLC/ For.ay Entertainment
Backing Vocals (Dance the Night Away)
Nate is not your ordinary recording artist. In fact, there is nothing ordinary about this dynamic young man who is a whirlwind of talent, energy, and enthusiasm. His extraordinary music appeals to people from all walks of life, ethnicity's and nationalities, from people who love jazz, R&B, pop, hip-hop, dance and soul music. He is devoted to people who appreciate good musicianship, thoughtful lyrics, and songs that speak to the heart. This sophisticated young man is definitely on the way up and ready to give you the very best that he's got.