Bill Rickard


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Rickard Instruments

Bill Rickard is the founder of Rickard Banjos – banjos featuring a classic design with modern innovations. In the early parts of his life, he fell out of touch with music. Following a tragic motorcycle accident, which took an arm and a leg from Bill, he reevaluated his whole life.  He began listening to music and making instruments again, and to this day is living his life to the fullest.