Richie Sweet Percussion
Based in Greenwich, London, Richie Sweet is a percussionist, drummer and bandleader, with an eclectic musical experience.
Since moving to London in 2018, Richie has begun to work with some of the top Latin and African bands in the vibrant London scene such as London Afrobeat Collective, Kongo Dia Ntotila, Grupo Lokito and Awale Jant Band.
After a year of studying and remote recordings during the pandemic, Richie has in demand on both drumkit and percussion with many new projects. Some of his recent credits include: Balimaya project, Jas Kayser, Oscar Jerome, Jitwam, Matthew Halsall, Juanita Euka, KiDi and Kuame Eugene.
Richie is currently studying classical percussion and drum kit at Trinity Laban where he has had the opportunity to study with a wide range of industry leading professionals. To further his training, Richie studies djembe with Yahael Camara Onono, Bata and folkloric Cuban styles with Dave Pattman and Sabar and talking drum with Mohamed Gueye.