Making a Scene Presents an interview with Rick Berthod
Rick started playing Blues Guitar in his late teens influenced by Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, Rory Gallagher,Jeff Beck ,Jimi Hendrix ,& BB King. Rick played clubs in town even though he was barely old enough to get into a bar. While living in Colorado Rick put together an All-Star Blues Rock band .Heavily influenced by his friend Albert Collins “The Master Of the Telecaster “. Rick was the opening act for touring bands traveling though Colorado. The band started touring in the 80’s. After moving to LA in 1988, Albert Collins helped Rick put together a band of the best blues players on the West Coast. Rick has performed at festivals and concerts in Europe , Canada and USA . After 30 years the band and their music is better than ever. Rick’s contemporary influences are Robben Ford, Warren Hanes & Larry Carlton.