Singer. Songwriter. Multi-instrumentalist. Defying the boundaries of genre.
Ricky Montijo is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Frazier Park, CA. Montijo plays an eclectic mix of soul, rock, Latin, reggae, pop, EDM, and world music and is known for his vocals, mastery of the guitar, lively performances, advanced looping, and percussion breakdowns. He has released two studio albums, numerous singles, and has toured nationally. Ricky has shared stages with War, Jefferson Starship, Little River Band, Los Lonely Boys, Ozomatli, Coco Montoya, Robby Krieger, and other internationally and nationally touring headliners.
Ricky Montijo's self-titled EP is an authentic, edgy combination of many styles, all balanced with smoking guitar and gritty, soulful vocals. Ricky played every instrument on this album with the exception of the main drum track. Ranging from party songs about love to dark, searing, painful explorations, it's a true blend of his unique style and taste in music.