- Speaking Freely - 20110419 - Rick Cutler

Rick Cutler is a jazz drummer and pianist. He studied at Julliard and with jazz great Chick Corea. For eighteen years he served as musical director and keyboardist for tap dance legend Gregory Hines.

Mr. Cutler was one of the original percussionists for Leonard Berstein's "Mass" which was performed for the opening of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. He has performed with the likes of Lisa Minnelli, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Billy Eckstine, and Donna Summer to name a few. He currently tours as drummer for Lisa Minnelli.