Organizing sound into music is what Ricky Sweum has been doing since childhood. He is a professional musician specializing in live performance and studio production. Ricky currently lives in the Bay Area, California and tours the world as a saxophonist and band leader for the US Air Force Band. He has performed in places ranging from Carnegie Hall to remote Alaskan villages only accessible by airplane. Ricky holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Production from Berklee College of Music, and he has recorded six CDs under his name along with appearing on dozens of commercial releases.


Ricky Sweum Jazz Group performs Birk's Works

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Latest Events

Dennis Lambert JAZZ QUARTET live

Date: 04 January 2014, Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Japan, Bandbox Jazz Club, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Ricky Sweum - Zehi Jazz Quartet at Halftone

Date: 09 August 2013, Time: 11:00 pm

Location: Japan, Halftone Jazz club, Tachikawa Tokyo

Ricky plays on

PMXT - 66R

PMXA - 67R

Selected Albums


Pulling Your Own Strings


More Than Imaginable