Band News For 2015
5 Latest News Updates from the Ricobarr & The Jump N Jive Review.
What do Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern, Fred Astaire, Hoagy Carmichael, Andre Previn, Woody Herman, Jimmy Van Heusen, Benny Carter, Barry Manilow and Henry Mancini have in common?

They all composed songs with the timeless lyrics of Johnny Mercer.

Born in Savannah, Johnny was the winner of four Academy Awards. He was a vocalist with both the Benny Goodman and Paul Whiteman Orchestras and is credited with over 750 songs. In later years, he was co-founder of Capital Records where he was instrumental in the recording careers of Peggy Lee and Nat King Cole.

Rico along with vocalist Wendy Nottonson are now booking appearances for their "Tribute To Johnny Mercer":
check out this video of the duo performing That Old Black Magic

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Latest YouTube Videos

Here are a couple of new videos on

Love Train

Luck Be A Lady - From "This Is It" CD available on CD Baby

New YouTube videos

Here are a couple of new videos on

The Way You Look Tonight

Wild Turkey

Cherry Pink

Drinkin' Wine Spo Dee At Hampton Beach

Rico Barr & The JJR Perform Drinkin’ Wine Spo Dee O Dee at the 21st Annual Hampton Beach Seafood Festival, 9/1/010.

The Soul-Jazz Sessions

Rico's latest CD "The Soul-Jazz Sessions" is available for digital download at iTunes and

Also buy the CD at CD Baby!


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