1940's Wartime & Swing Era Tribute
Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom
Blue Skies - Vocal
Band Of Brothers
A natural born entertainer with an abundance of charisma, Ricky is most at home on stage performing with his easy going audience banter and wit.
He is in his 20th year as a trumpeter and has had the privilege of working nationally and internationally for a wide variety of events and professional engagements. Ricky has been performing for a number of years in a wide variety of different groups from big bands and brass bands to full orchestras and also as a soloist, appearing in some of the leading venues throughout the UK. As a musician he has played in a selection of major West End musicals including Phantom of the Opera and The Rat Pack, Live at Vegas.
Ricky is at ease with audiences of all ages and regularly performs during the daytime at various nursing homes and day centres across Wales performing, as a vocalist, a wide selection of music from the 30s through to the present day.
He is able to perform both as a vocalist and / or trumpeter at a wide variety of venues and events including 1940s re-enactments, weddings, restaurants, corporate functions and private parties.
Ricky is also able to read music and play "by ear" and has experience of conducting big bands and brass bands.
As a grade 8 trumpet player, he has strong sight reading skills and is adept at interpreting any pieces of music. Ricky has been in demand at a number of 1940s events across the UK to perform various bugle calls including Last Post, Taps and Reveille on trumpet.
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- Come Fly With Me
- I've Got You Under My Skin
- Summer Wind
- Night & Day
- One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else
- Angel Eyes
- Jeepers Creepers
- For Once In My Life
- Get Me To The Church On Time
- I'll Be Seeing You
- I've Got The World On A String
- Paper Moon
- On The Street Of Dream
- And Many More!
- War Time / Big Band
- Bye Bye Blackbird
- Lilli Marlene
- A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
- At Last - Trumpet
- Band Of Brothers - Trumpet
- Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
- Let There Be Love
- How Blue Can You Get
- Chattangoo Choo Choo
- Jump Jive & Wail
- Every Day I Have The Blues
- Blue Moon - Trumpet
- How D'ya Like Your Eggs In The Morning
- I Wont Dance
- I Got Rhythm
- Beyond The See
- On Moonlight Bay
- War Medley - Bless Em All
- White Cliffs Of Dover
- We'll Meet Again
- Last Post - Trumpet
- And Many More!
- Twinwood Vintage Festival
- York Festival Of Vintage
- Pickering War Weekend
- Great Central Railway
- Rufford On The Home Front
- Blaenavon War Weekend
- Yanks Are Back At Saddleworth
- Sheffield Fire & Police Museum
- Kelham Island Industrial Museum
- Tredegar House
- Llancaiach Fawr
- Ve Celebration Weekend Isle Of White
- Haworth 1940s Weekend
- 1940s Ball Boulder, Colarado
- Millenium Stadium
- Blackpool Winter Gardens
- Various West End Musical (pit Orchestra)
- And Many More!
"Hi Ricky. Thank you so much for a great performance a pleasure working with you. Had fantastic feed back from the boss. Happy to have you back any time. Regards Del"
- Twinwood Festival
"Absolutely brilliant performer, great singer but being able to play the trumpet gives his chap that extra bit of sparkle on stage! Entertaining all round and we couldn't wait for him to get back on stage between sets! Hire him, you won't regret it!"
"Ricky Hunter was a true professional from booking to performing - He really got the crowd involved and the Music was second to none. As a Event Organiser I would recommend him for any event. I even purchased one of the fabulous CD's on offer and considered it great value for money."
"Very good performance was enjoyed by a full restaurant the act made bringing new years eve that little bit more enjoyable and very classy he is a very good act highly recommended"
"The whole pub came alive with Ricky's great act. Fabulous singer, trumpeter, and all round entertainer."
"What a fantastic evening at the Wellington Oak, Pocklington. Ricky is not only a superb trumpeter and singer but is also very funny, an all round entertainer. Thanks Ricky"
"Ricky - Many many thanks for making Saturday really special for my mum and dad. You are not only a talented singer and trumpet player, but a lovely person and you went out of your way to make sure they had a good time. Whatever you charge isn't enough.Thanks again, Carol"
Ricky Hunter Vocalist & Trumpeter Offers:
1 x 60 Minute Set
2 x 45 Minute Sets