the artists

who have worked with us

Richard Pucci
Richard Pucci

The artist was with us in Otranto for the
Salento Swing Festival

Richard Pucci is Artistic Director of The Uptown Swing Dance Company, running large social dance events in London and around the UK, since 2011. Combining a love for authentic swing, jazz and blues music with a deep understanding of swing dance styles and years of experience teaching at all levels, Richard is highly respected as a DJ for dancers of all levels of experience, as well as enthusiasts of vintage culture. He has a passion for collecting vintage records and is always looking for hidden gems to share with the dance floor.

Richard is a prominent figure on the local and international dance circuit, and is frequently invited to share his love of swing music and dance with other communities in Europe and beyond.