SONGBROKER SONG OF THE DAY : WILD BILL RICKETTS 'CELEBRATION MINSTRELS'
William Ricketts is the in-demand percussionist of myriad groups (including The Phoenix Foundation) and an international collaborator of renown. In addition he is a tireless composer, penning graceful cinematic themes, before making dark, discordant forays into the uncanny regions of the secret mind.
Wild Bill Ricketts’ music constitutes a category all of his own. His production techniques are obscure, yet his charm is abundant and it is this quality that has enabled Wild Bill Ricketts to assemble a prodigious roll of guests, in order that he might pursue this bold experiment.
Today's song 'Celebration Minstrels' is propelled by a ska beat with an eastern twist punctuated by bleating horns and soothing vocals. Enjoy.