Musician, Composer and Teacher

Musician, Composer and Teacher

Hi, nice to meet you. My name is Richard Schwagerl.

I am a scholarship graduate of USC with a Bachelor of Music Degree.

I have been a professional musician for 45 years and a student / teacher my whole life. I had the honor of touring as the vibraphonist and percussionist with Lou Rawls, composing for the Travel Channel & MTV as well as performing with dozens of LA Bands. Currently band leader of Island Voyage / steel drum band and The Right Vibe / the elegant sound of the vibraphone.

With over 6000 performances, I Have learned the art of entertaining from performing with some of the best: Lou Rawls, Taj Mahal, Robert Greenidge, Chuck Mangione, Horace Silver, Tommy Castro, Emil Richards to name a few.

If you're interested in hiring one of my bands for your special event, teaching yourself to play the drums, learning how to learn with my Simple Principles of Learning sheets or buying some of my music, call me today at (310) 266-8756; I'll be happy to help you.