Indian Music by Ricky Romain
Ricky Romain is a sitar player who plays Indian Classical Music and is based in the South West of England. Over the last 19 years Ricky has worked extensively with tabla player Jon Sterckx with their sitar and tabla duo Samswara. They have performed at festivals, concert halls, art centres and weddings throughout the UK.
He has also been involved in a wide variety of collaborations and recordings with Classical Indian musicians and has worked with musicians from other musical and artistic genres including Jazz, Rock, Folk, World and Western Classical Music, Dance, and Movement.
Ricky has also been involved in a number of school and community arts projects (www.rickyromain.com) using Indian Folk and Classical music as a focus for interdisciplinary study. For the last ten years he has been an associate lecturer in Indian classical music at the University of Plymouth.
Latest News and Upcoming Gigs:
Samswara at Ilminster Meeting House on Friday 9th October 2020/ postponed until 2021 due to the Corona virus. 8pm start, tickets £15, booking number 01460 54973, supper at 7pm £16 (must be pre-booked), it will probably be a curry of some sort.
- MTM South West Asian & Ethnic Minorities Awards 2014 – Thanks to all your amazing support, we are happy to announce that we have won the best singer/solo/group award 2014! Read more on the Samswara page.
See the performance page for a full diary of upcoming gigs.