Rick Witkowski has been in the music industry for over 40 years, excelling as

a musician, writer and producer.  His many career accomplishments

include writing a Billboard Top 100 hit (Vitamin L), playing with Bruce Springsteen,

opening for Journey, Supertramp and the Pope and becoming the go-to guy for

audio branding for the Nickelodeon network.  All from his base in Weirton, WV.

On February 24, 2013 Rick was recognized for his contribution to Inocente,

a documentary short that won an Oscar.  Witkowski created, recorded and

produced the music for the film.  He has composed and produced themes for

Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards, Guts, Action League Now, Figure It Out,

Family Double Dare 2000 as well as VH-1’s Divas and Spike TV’s Mo Cap LLC

and Current TV’s Bar Karma series. 

Rick was a founding member of the 70’s progressive rock band Crack The Sky.  He’s currently the guitarist for B.E. Taylor and performs with the kid-friendly/parent-favorite group Kelsey Friday and the Rest of the Week.  He has performed with, recorded and produced an array of artists including Donnie Iris, Joe Grushecky w/Bruce Springsteen, Scott Blasey and The Clarks and Kathy Troccoli.  His jingle resume ranges from local businesses such as Gus’s Goodies and DeeJays to national clients like Old Navy and Nabisco.  Rick continues a variety of recording projects at his own recording facility, Studio L, located just 30 minutes from the Pittsburgh airport in Weirton, WV.

Rick Witkowski