Lya Reis Guerrero has an enriched and eclectic musical background. Her Venezuelan and Portuguese mixed heritage alongside growing up in Latin America brings forth a distinct multicultural style. She enjoys playing from Latin to Rock and even a bit of Afro-beat and NeoSoul.
In 2010 she moved from Caracas, Venezuela to London and attended the Tech Music School (BIMM). Since being in the UK she has played drums & percussion as a session musician, as well as performing, recording and producing for several artists in the British music scene.
She’s rubbed elbows with Gabriela Eva, Wara, Animanz, Makola, JJ Rosa, Juanita Euka, London Afrobeat Collective, Dave Randall (Faithless) in Slovo Sound System, Clean Bandit (Drum-line), Sola Akinbola (Jamiroquai) in Critical Mass, Intaya and many other bands. She’s played with these bands at leading venues such as Ronnie Scott’s, Cadogan Hall, Richmix, The Arts Club, Jazz Café Camden, Vortex, Hootananys and Stratford Theatre.
Furthermore, she’s no stranger to the festival and event scene having participated in Lovebox, Boomtown, Glastonbury, Festival La Linea, Secret Garden, Wilderness, Shambala, Latitude, Bestival, and topping it off with being part of the drum-line for Clean Bandit at the MTV Europe Music awards 2017.