In 2018, Bobby Ramirez celebrated 40 years as a performing artist and community service. Virtuoso Cuban musician, flutist, saxophonist, composer, arranger, vocalist and educator, Maestro Bobby Ramirez was born in Camajuani, Santa Clara, Cuba. His father was a black mulato of African heritage and mother a descendant of Spanish European heritage. For more than four decades, his style has been distinctive and unique, forming a perfect harmony between the rhythms of his Cuban Creole heritage, Jazz, and classical music.
Maestro Bobby Ramirez is a unique and charismatic artist that performs Cuban music (Danzón, Contradanzas, traditional Cuban dance music, and Afro-Cuban Jazz), and Jazz (swing, bebop, free jazz). Ramirez's repertoire includes original Cuban inspired works for small Cuban charanga-style ensemble, as well as full string and Big Band orchestra formats.
A powerful performer and improviser on the saxophone and flute, Ramirez maintains an unequivocal equilibrium holding a firm command of the language of jazz and Cuban rhythms drawing from an intensive vocabulary of colorful sounds that inspire and tell his unique musical story and Cuban heritage.
With over 40 music releases, his creative talent also sets him apart as a solo flutist performing free Jazz as well as classical music; including great collection of free Jazz improvisational solo flute works, including: Celebrating John Coltrane, and 4 releases recorded on location in Puerto Rico. His recordings can be found on iTunes and Amazon.