The 48th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
Session: The Soundtrack of my Life in Hollywood
Rick Baptist has worked in the studios of Los Angeles for 40 years. He has played on over 1300 motion pictures, and over 2500 Cartoon Shows. From Tiny Toons, Family Guy, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, Freakazoid all from Warner’s Brothers. From Disney, every Major animated movie from Little Mermaid through to Frozen. In addition, he has played on the first 13 movies by Pixar. Including The Academy Award winning movie UP where he was featured soloist.
He has played on 75 Gold and Platinum albums, and was blessed to play first trumpet for 30 Academy Award shows, 28 Emmy’s, 25 Grammy Awards, 25 Golden Globes, and 23 Sag Awards. First Trumpet for 17 seasons on Dancing With The Stars Tv show under Harold Wheeler. In 2015 he served as Vice President of the LA musicians Union Local 47 for 6 and a half years.