Chris Ricco is a singer and multi-instrumentalist from southeastern Massachusetts. He has been working as a solo performer in the Boston area for the past 4 years, delighting and surprising audiences with his eclectic song choices. His repertoire includes songs from a wide range of musical genres, styles, and eras - from Americana/Folk to alternative to jazz and classic rock. He especially enjoys drawing from his own musical library to bring his audiences a glimpse of the unexpected.
“His taste in songs refreshingly avoids the beaten path, and he performs them with a pure, strong voice.”
Melville Park Studio
Born into a musical family, Chris started playing piano at age 9, but soon switched to guitar. From his earliest years, he has been captivated by different styles and genres and has been inspired by a variety of artists. He continues to draw on these influences and is always seeking out new songs and sounds. The common denominator is great songwriting, regardless of style or era, from Gershwin to The Beatles and Dylan, to current artists like Jason Isbell.
Chris has currently been featuring and performing at open mikes in the Boston area, playing local venues and Farmers Markets, and teaching guitar and piano.