Rick Drost, a singer/songwriter from Cambridge, MA. has been writing song since the late 60s with depth and heart: songs that repay repeated listening and convey a long love of classical music, natural wonders, poetry. His songs treat
life from a varied angles - Jilted lovers, Swans in the Public Garden, Leftover Lobsters, and meditations on meditation. Longtime inspiration came from Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen; recent influences include Vance Gilbert and David Wilcox. Rick’s debut solo CD, Turning the World, was released in June 2017, produced by Jon Shain (Durham, NC), hit 57 on the June Folk DJ charts, and continues to get airplay from Europe across America to New Zealand. Rick has played coffeehouses and small festivals from New England, to Colorado to the Southeast.
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