Rick Ross

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Industry Arts
Occupation Musician/Entertainer
Location San Diego, CA, United States
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Introduction Rick Ross, multi-talented pianist, saxophonist and vocalist performs a vast array of music for the pleasure of local patrons with vocal styles from jazz standards to Broadway, pop and classic rock tunes. A native of Indianapolis,Indiana, Ross attended Cornell University in New York, where he received a BA Degree in German Area Studies. He also earned a Master's in Hotel Management from the Cornell Rick Ross first pursued his musical calling as a saxophonist performing in ensembles including the Indianapolis Symphonic Orchestra. He began to hone his performance skills while studying abroad in Germany, playing sax in a band and solo piano engagements in the university town of Göttingen. Soon after returning to the United States, his musical emphasis shifted from saxophone to piano where he performed for events on Cornell campus. From graduate school, Rick was recruited to work for InterContinental Hotel in San Diego. However, it wasn't long before he left his career in hotel operations and made his professional debut as a daily pianist in the lobby of a downtown office tower. A uniquely versatile musician, Rick Ross adds a compelling ambiance to any special occasion