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Richard Cruden


Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes.


Richard has gigged extensively in the UK and abroad including festivals and tours in Switzerland and Sweden.
He has also played with many respected musicians and producers including Pete Friesen (Alice Cooper), Pete Mills (Ghost Productions, Elton John) and is currently working with JJ who is signed with Strong Reaction Music.
Previously Richard played his way into the finals of Riffathon in company of Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Brian May (Queen) and Dan Hawkins (The Darkness). Also as part of the competition Richard won the Riffathon studio which involved writing a guitar instrumental track which can be heard on the music page.
In addition Richard also attended the prestigious Academy of Contemporary Music gaining the title 'Guitarist of the Year'. He also studied at Sussex Downs College gaining a distinction in music production and performance.
Richard regularly writes and records music for a variety of projects including TV and Film and also with originals band Slack Alley. Recently Richard has been putting together his debut CD 'Rectify' which hosts a number of well crafted guitar instrumentals which is due out in 2007.


Screen name:
Richard Cruden
Member since:
Jun 05 2007
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


Gibson, Fender,Ibanez Guitars
Marshall Amplification
Boss Effects
Pro Studio