Singer Songwriters

   Rick & Jilda have performed at the Muscle Shoals Songwriter Showcase, Napa Valley Folk Festival, Montgomery Jubilee Fest, The Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival, Daniel Day Art Gallery, Berkeley Bob's Coffee House, Just Folks Coffee House, Legal Grounds Coffee House, and Local Color, the Black Creek Festival, Jasper Arts Festival, The Raspberry in Sylacauga, Emma’s Tea Room, Huntsville, Opelika Unplugged, and the Frog Festival.

 

   They  opened for the late John Stewart (Day Dream Believer), Dan Crary (in Ireland), The Kingston Trio, and Three on a String.

 

   Their songs have been used in corporate videos, independent films and plays.

 

   A song they co-wrote with Nashville songwriter Marty Rainone, The Night a Country Star Was Born, (recorded by Lamar Morris) charted for 2 weeks at #1 on the European Country Charts, three others have charted in the top 20 on ICC in Europe.

 

  For the past couple years, their song, Bright Side (co-written with Tracy Reynolds) has aired on a MTV Reality Show in Canada.

They currently have songs playing in Australia and the UK as well.

Rick and Jilda live on a small farm. He is retired from AT&T and currently works as a writer/columnist for several newspapers in north central Alabama.

 

   Jilda is a 200 ERYT Yoga teacher.

For booking information call:

205-648-9952 or email to jildawatson@gmail.com

Get an autographed copy of Do What You Love,

Rick and Jilda's first CD

JIlda's World Famous Christmas Cookie Recipe

1 cup of unsalted butter ( room temp)

1 1/2 cups dk brown sugar

1 tbsp dark syrup

1 egg beaten

1 tbsp cinnamon

1 tbsp ground cloves

1 tbsp ground ginger

3 1/4 cup of self-rising flour

 

cream butter and sugar together, add syrup and egg, mix well

sift together dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture, mix well

at this point you can wrap dough in plastic wrap and make cookies the next day or you can roll out dough on floured surface and cut into Christmas shapes

cut cookies may be sprinkled with sugar crystals or sprinkles

place on ungreased parchment covered cookie sheets

bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes

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