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Ric Flauding is an award-winning composer, arranger, songwriter and classically trained guitarist. He has composed and arranged in styles ranging from jazz to easy listening to classical and orchestral, and has performed with some of America’s best known jazz and pop artists.

To date he has released a dozen albums and has more than a hundred singles on popular music download sites. The new album, "The Journey Collection" (February 2017), includes seven of Ric's jazz compositions and the first inter-national release of "The Suite for Guitar."

The albums Caleo, Escape, Jazz Passages, and SoundScape: South California are perennial favorites with contemporary and smooth jazz fans.He has also recorded two Christmas albums, two collections of sacred music, and has more than 200 songs in the ASCAP database.

Ric has arranged and composed for soloists, ensembles, and orchestras in Europe, the U.K. and several U.S. cities, and teaches performance, composition, and theory to students in this country and abroad. He is a jazz-band conductor and a frequent clinician, adjudicator, and guest performer for college and university workshops.