Current Biography Document
Art - Technology - Imagination - Creativity
Rich's RineStock Studios is an entity where  high quality, soulfulness, and imagination are the guiding principles.  Through RineStock Studios, Rich runs a music publishing company, a record label (Back2theBeat Music), an art directory, and an internet web page creation and hosting service.   Besides of all this, he finds the time to write and record his music. Also, as a lover of the outdoors he can usually be found hiking, mountain biking, playing volleyball, sailing, or just hanging out around greater Cleveland.

NASA Burner Rig
An earlier picture of Rich testing a trumpet in a NASA Mach 0.3 Burner Test Rig (it faired okay:-))



Astronaut, NASA, music
Rich with astronaut David Wolf.  David spent 110
"almost huemon" days on the Russian MIR space station.

Rich is also a fanatic fan of Cleveland Ohio and supports the local arts scene whenever he can.  In the 1990's he crafted the original web presense for Cleveland Opera, the Cleveland Chamber Symphony , and the Ohio Independent Films Festival.  He is currently President of the Cleveland Chamber Symphony and Vice-President of Verb Ballets.

 Jim Lovell and AZooNY
Rich meets Apollo 13 astronaut James Lovell.


Haleakela Maui
(Rich's 6x7 format camera on mount Haleakela, Maui Hawaii)
Photography is also one of his artistic outlets and you are encouraged to visit StudioB's photo gallery for a look see.

Rich with NASA Administrator
Rich being lectured by NASA ex-Administrator Dan Goldin.


On the recording side, Rich has Engineered and Produced a number of music CD's.  The first one, "Pictures At An Exhibition" was a classical piano compilation performed by Cleveland pianist Bob Perry.  The second was an Alternative Rock production by the band Almost Huemon  which contains 12 of Rich's original song compositions.  With an eye looking forward, Rich notes "I think one of the most important aspects of successful creativity, is just forcing yourself to see your project or idea through to completion".  Rich's current CD release is entitled "NUTS".

As a performing singer/songwriter, he has played at the historic Cleveland Agora, the nationally renown Barking Spider Tavern, and many coffee house in Northern Ohio.  He just released a new CD entitled Nuts from his AZooNY Band.

Rich is found of the saying "you can't win if you don't play..."  (so he's playing:-))

AZooNY with Cleveland Agora Music

Neil Armstong and AZooNY
Rich is honored to rap with the first man on
the moon, Neil Armstrong.


On the artwork side Rich founded and runs, an art and artist promotional site.  And now there is the AZooNY Band, a follow-on to the Almost Huemon project. Cleveland Art and Art Promotion

Studio C contains Rich's symphonic compositions. In May of 2007, Verb Ballets danced to his symphony entitled Ocean Depths at the Cleveland Playhouse In 2010 Verb first danced to his Cleveland Flats Symphony.  Verb would go on to perform variations of the piece with the most recent performances in March 2013 at the Cleveland Public Theater (CPT).

    NASA Glenn Virtual Reality CAVE Engineering Environment
Ocean Depths score in NASA Glenn's Virtual Reality CAVE (GRUVE Lab).

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