R I C K   T R A V I S

Bass Guitar and Vocals

Rick Travis is the bass guitarist and backup vocalist of KansAZ; he also shares acoustic guitar duties with Buc Richards on “Dust in the Wind”.

He grew up in Tucson, AZ and can play the bass, guitar, mandolin, keys, percussion, as well as sing backing vocals.  He has musical extensive touring, recording, and performance experience.   Rick released, co-wrote, co-produced, and performed on several Roc Lochner albums in the mid 80’s through 2000.  Rick also produced a solo record in 1984 in which he played all the instruments, performed all the vocals, and engineered the project.   His technique and love of progressive rock make him a valuable addition to KansAZ.

He has performed with or supported:

Eric Johnson
Rick Derringer     
Gary Moore
Pat Travers
Rory Gallagher

Rick has performed at various venues including:  Gazzarri's, The Troubador, The Roxy and various arenas on the West coast and Hawaii from 1983-1997.

He can also currently be seen in the valley in the Neil Diamond tribute “Diamond in the Rough” as well as other groups.