Keyboard legend RICHARD T BEAR Talks New Solo Album, KISS, CSN, WALTER TROUT, An Autobiography, Tour April 22, 2024



Richard T Bear, or simply T Bear as he is known, has a career resumé that only a few can match. He has written and performed for artists like Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Kiss members Gene Simmons and Peter Criss, Cher, Billy Squier, and many many more. He currently serves as a member of the great Walter Trout’s band, and was once even the road manager for Carly Simon. T Bear’s discography is a who’s who of iconic recordings and musicians. In addition to his vast performance legacy, T Bear, through his own struggle with sobriety, has been instrumental in developing programs to help others with addiction and hardship, playing a large role in the development of the great MusiCares Foundation we have today.

In this interview, T Bear tells us all about his latest album, The Way Of The World, on Quarto Valley Records. He tells tales of recording with Kiss and Crosby, Stills & Nash, as well as a very special song he did with vocalist Paul Rodgers for the Ukraine people called “Red Harvest”. He also discusses growing up in the Carribean, songwriting, his love of short stories, living with Stephen Stills, and working with both of the Kulick brothers (Bob and Bruce).



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