Known as the founder of Canadian rock band Triumph, Rik Emmett is a singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer. He is also a writer for Guitar Player magazine. The singer has earned several accolades for his talents, including entry into the Canadian Rock and Music Industry Hall of Fame. He has also been awarded the Order of Canada.
As a guitarist, Rik Emmett is renowned for his technical proficiency. He is a well-known guitar player who plays a variety of styles. He has been awarded the Canadian Smooth Jazz Award for Guitarist of the Year. He also has a successful solo career. He has released several albums and videos. He is a writer for Guitar Player magazine and he teaches songwriting at Humber College. Rik Emmett is also active in several charities. He has performed at several festivals, including the heavy metal festival in Germany. He has opened for the Steve Miller Band and Boston. He has also played with Cheap Trick and Kansas. His first solo album was released in 1990. He has released 13 other solo albums.
After leaving Triumph in 1988, Rik Emmett started a successful solo career. He released his debut solo album Absolutely in 1990. He has also collaborated with Dave Dunlop in the Strung-Out Troubadours. He has also been nominated for several Juno Awards. He has also been awarded an entry into the Canadian Walk of Fame.
He is considered as one of the best guitarists in the world. He has released several solo albums and is well known for his technical proficiency. He has performed with orchestras and has opened for the Steve Miller Band. He has also performed at the Guitar Workshop Plus with Alex Lifeson of Rush.
Besides being a singer, guitarist, and writer, Rik Emmett has also been a part of many bands and has received many awards. He has earned an entry into the Canadian Walk of Fame and has been nominated for several Juno Awards.
Rik Emmett has been a member of Triumph since 1975. Triumph specialized in virtuoso guitar playing, riff-rock and inspiring lyrics. The band eventually split in the zenith of their popularity. The band never regained its loyal fans.
Rik Emmett is also known as Richard Gordon “Rik” Emmett. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 10, 1953. He has dark hair and eyes. He is a member of the Cancer zodiac sign. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million. He is a well-known musician who has played with various bands, including Cheap Trick, Kansas, and Triumph. His first solo album was released in 1990.
He is known for his technical proficiency and he has been awarded the Canadian Smooth Jazz Award for guitar player of the year. He has also been nominated for the Best Instrumental Juno Award. He has released several solo albums and videos. He is a writer and a member of the Strung-Out Troubadours. In 2007, he and Dave Dunlop won the Group/Duo of the Year award.