London, United Kingdom
Richie Rich is a veteran of the Cuban Salsa scene, an inspirational and engaging teacher, a dedicated and skilled specialist Cuban DJ who drives casineros to the dance floor, and a warm and humorous Master of Ceremonies.
Rich is a Spanish speaker and an instinctive and experienced dancer, his distinctive funky take on contemporary Cuban Casino and Rueda de Casino, on 1 and in contratiempo (Son timing) being what he’s best known for.
He is thrilled to have been called on to participate in every major Cuban congress and weekender around the UK. His latest weekly project, Cuban Hideaway Live, featuring live Cuban music, classes and club is currently thrilling the folks in South London.
He is also resident on the decks in the Cuban Room at London’s monthly super club, El Grande in Vauxhall. And has supported top Cuban bands who have visited the capital, including Los Van Van, Bamboleo, Azucar Negra, Maykel Blanco, Calle Real, and Los Muñequitos de Matanzas in Munich.