Master of Arts, UMB Class of 2018

Honored to have been chosen as the Graduate Student Speaker at yesterday's commencement ceremonies for the UMass Boston Graduate Class of 2018. Have now earned a Master of Arts in Critical & Creative Thinking, graduating…

Pump It Up Magazine Feature

Thanks to the very cool, edgy, and insightful Pump It Up Magazine for the write-up in their April '17 issue, featuring the one and only Diana Krall on the cover! “It’s a completely different mindset”,…

U.S. Arts Envoy Empowers …

"United States Arts Envoy Bobby Ricketts Empowers Cameroon Musicians" Source: U.S. Embassy Yaounde | U.S. Embassy Yaounde Facebook American jazz musician Bobby Ricketts spent one week in Yaounde, Cameroon from June 28 through July 4,…

The Dar Jazz Event: A Platform for Transformation

“The jazz festival format is the perfect platform for interaction between foreign and local musicians, for cultivating a music industry infrastructure, for creating quality cultural experiences, and for educating and developing young talent. A music…

w/ Amb. Gifford on TV2

U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark Rufus Gifford and U.S. State Dept. Arts Envoy Bobby Ricketts talk about jazz, cultural diplomacy, and the Jazz Ambassadors Tribute 2015 campaign: Read More

Simply Aberdeen, Simply Music

An incredibly flattering review of my composition and production work by one of my clients, from an article about Ramsey Lewis, George Benson... and me! Read More