Michele Ramo

Primary Instrument: Guitar, 8-string

Born: May 5, 1964    

MICHÉLE RAMO (pronounced: Me-KEL-ay) is an 8 string nylon fingerstyle jazz guitarist, jazz violinist, jazz mandolinist, composer and educator who specializes in bringing American Swing, Brazilian, Gypsy and Latin rhythms together in his playing, as well as composing and arranging for the guitar. A classical-jazz crossover artist in the truest sense of the word, Ramo has a unique and sought-after ability for blending his classical and jazz worlds into his writing, teaching and performance.

Ramo is a self-taught guitarist whose formal training and higher education is in violin studies. Ramo always maintained his guitar playing alongside the violin and while working in orchestras. He attended guitar master classes in Italy with Aliro Diaz, and in the United States with Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Charlie Byrd, Kenny Burrell, Joe Pass & Baden Powell....
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Winner of 2013 Detroit Music Awards (Outsdanding World/Jazz Artist)
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    A Cigar & A Scotch

    Self Produced
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    Oh Lady Be Good

    Moonboat Records
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    Moonboat Records
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Featured recording “A Cigar & A Scotch (Live at Jenuwine)”

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A Cigar & A Scotch (Live at Jenuwine)

Self Produced (2014)

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“Michéle Ramo’s guitar playing is outstanding and he is a composer to be reckoned with!” ~ guitarist Charlie Byrd

Primary InstrumentGuitar, 8-string

LocationDetroit, MI

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundMaster Degree from Italian Music Conservatory. Ramo Music School / Guitar, Mandolin, Violin, Viola and other string instruments.

Guitars by: Rich DiCarlo

Classical Violin by: Bob Benedetto

Acoustic/Electric 5 String Violin by: Rich Barbera

E.S.P. Power Cord Pro

Mandolin by: Gary Zimnicki

String by: La Bella

Amps by: MarkAcoustic

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