Luis Ricardo Da Silva Sousa

Luis Ricardo studied under the guidance of Zequinha Galvao at the School of Music in Brazil, specializing in drums and percussion. His completion of “Corso International de Verào-Emb,” an international summer music program, allowed him to work under Josè Eduardo Nazario. Luis’ performing career includes work with BSB Musical Academy (Brazil), BEMOL Academy of Music (Brazil), Latin-American music and a special genre of latin-jazz throughout Europe with other Brazilian musicians such as, Armando Chu, Dudu Tuti, Edel “doctor Samba” and Eudinho Soares. Luis has collaborated with various musical groups including Tukaia during his Torino years, where they recorded the album “Tukaia….What is Axe”. Currently, he is involved with numerous projects including: Trio Xamegompb (Latin-American Jazz), Balango Beat (percussion group), Timbales and the Luis Lima Band. Luis has celebrated many years as a successful instructor in Italy and is dedicated to teaching his passion.