Richard D. Ruttenberg is a film scorer, studio musician, and recording artist. Educated at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, his band RiZe is now signed to the Superfreq Records label and their debut album, "Four Beats and Some Sweets" is available worldwide on Beatport. Richa...See Full Bio
“Consider me a "Ruttenberg Fusion Fan" my friend!!!! Very humbling to hear your work, motivating, uplifting and really extraordinary in every way. You are extremely talented...”
— Anthony Albanese,Reverbnation
"Ruttenberg is the king of atmosphere".
— Barry Finnerty,BadBF
“This could very well be the most significant site on Reverbnation. WOW !! Great Job!”
— Phil G.,Reverbnation
“Listening to "Dreams Of The Genie" Richard...this is the most amazing track ever...full of dreamlike mystery ...and it makes you want to close your eyes and swirl and twirl along with it. Beautiful!”
— Delaney Simpson,Reverbnation
“Ruttenberg Fusion is a veritable cornucopia of creative ideas to the tenth power. The perfect symbiosis between man and keyboards. Richard takes sound and makes it live and breathe. This cat knows how to prowl the wild jungle of music with stealth and complete surprise.”
— Nikki Jason,Keyboard World
“Richard D. Ruttenberg is a genius. And,that fact is evident in every aspect of his creativity. He has delivered a collection of compositions that are exquisitely beautiful and all are the bi-product of his ability to think "outside of the box", He writes his own rules and the result is genre-bending, intricate forms of musical self-expression, that serve to put the definition of original back into it's proper context. Original is taken to be indicative of something previously unknown - and, with regard to that, Richard's music is as original as it is beautiful.”
— Rick Frost,ReverbNation
“Playing all here is highly recommended..
Richard's music takes you for the 'ride of your life,
transporting you through the furthest reaches of the galaxy and beyond, with intricacies that will transform your audio receptors into a delighted state, as you become one with timeless musical vortexes! Most fantastic!”
“Area 51 has an incredible atmosphere on it...
Herbie Hancock meets Frank Zappa in another dimension!”
“Forget about the music! We've seen him without his trademark black shades and ladies, he's gorgeous!”
— Jacqueline Rodriguez,Gossip Girl Magazine
“These are the voyages of the Starship Ruttenberg. His ongoing mission, to freak out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no one has gone before!! Big Bad Sugarfoot is like a photon torpedo to the face....devastating!!!”