|..........||Richard Lloyd - President & CEO|
Richard Lloyd - Founder, President & CEO of Big Beat Productions, Inc. started his musical journey at a very young age studying drums with some of the greats in the business, Charles Perry in Long Island - World Renown Author and Drum Instructor, NY and then Gene Thaler in Hollywood, FL (Drum Instructor for Max Weinberg-Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, David Petratos of The Romantics, and the late Stu Nevitt of Shadowfax).
After studying for many years, he began playing drums in bands in Miami, FL and Houston, TX along with accompanying his Mother, The Late Great "Salle Sebastian" who was an accomplished operatic singer, who achieved moderate success in the early 70's, was a big influence on Richard.
In the late 70's and mid 80's Richard Lloyd had played with many bands such as, Chaos (Miami) Miami's own "The Reactions" - Recording Artist' "Babe" (Miami) - Television and Film Star, Ted Vernon & the Autotones show band - Recording Artist "The Answer" featured cover of billboard magazine July 1985 - Recording Artist "The Alternatives" Co- wrote and produced EP - Recording Artist "The Leap "(Houston), The Ones (Houston) - Top 40 band Recording Artist "Coconut" (West Palm Beach), Recording Artist "The Sharks" - Co-wrote and Produced EP, Miami's own "Crossfire" top 40 band, - Recording Artist "Johnny Conga" (Miami), Recording Artist George Mazzola (The Kidz), Recording Artist "Lady Sabre" (Produced 4 song Demo release)-
In the summer 1986 Richard decided to take his talents to the business side of the industry and opened Big Beat Productions, A full service Entertainment and Production Conglomerate- with it's corporate headquarters in Coral Springs, Florida since 1986 and with Branches across the U.S., Big Beat has become one of the most respected Talent & Production Companies in the industry. Providing the World with the Finest Entertainers such as Singers, Comedians , Rock and Pop Concert Artists, Musical Groups, Shows, Novelty Acts, Hi-End Show Bands, Las Vegas revues, the Biggest Stars in the industry, Celebrity Speakers, a Hot Latin Music division, along with a unique personalized world class service that is second to none!
Big Beat's Latin Bands have been featured on the finest Cruise Lines around the world year after year.
Big Beat Productions has also been featured on ABC Nightly News highlighting their Nationally known Talent Showcases Featuring some of the biggest Stars to the hottest up and coming Performers.
Big Beat's Entertainers have been featured on "America's Got Talent", "American Idol," Late Night with David Letterman", "Craig Ferguson","The Tonight Show with Jay Leno","The Joy Behar Show", and "The View"
Big Beat Productions has become an industry Leader in providing Entertainment and Production worldwide.
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