Cuban dance music for dancing feet, Pan Con Bistec Miami, is the new single by Bobby Ramirez; produced by multiple Grammy® Award winning producer, pianist Marlow Rosado.
This song was composed, arranged orchestration, lead vocals and lyrics written by Bobby Ramirez, who can also be heard playing flute and saxophone.
Musicians on this recording are as follows: Marlow Rosado, piano; Luis Rodriguez, bass; Gamalier Reyes, all percussion; Somar Poveda, trombone; and Raul Rodriguez, trumpet, and Freddy Lugo, chorus vocals.
The song lyrics speak about Miami, Hialeah, Calle Ocho, and of course, the pan con bistec, a food that has long been a unique part of Miami’s Cuban culture. The sound is reminisce of the old Mambo Salsa Fania Allstar, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Larry Harlow.
Born in Camajuani, Santa Clara, Cuba, virtuoso musician and performing artist, flutist, saxophonist, vocalist, guitarist, composer and arranger, Maestro Bobby Ramirez has been captivating audiences for 4 decades with his unique style that forms a perfect harmonic blend of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz rhythms.
Among many of Bobby's significant community service initiatives includes: Founder and President of the non-profit Jazz Museum of Florida, Inc (JAZZONIAN) currently located on the campus of Excelsior Language Academy, 369 East 10th Street, Hialeah, Miami FL; also the home of the Jazzonian Kids Club. And help found and establish the Arts Garage in Delray Beach, FL in April 2012
Recently, Ramirez was Bobby Ramirez appointment to serve on the Cultural Affairs Board of Hialeah, Miami, Florida
Bobby's Mission: To establish the Jazzonian Performing Arts Center to help underserved children in the community discover Jazz; learn to play a musical instrument; gain self confidence, perseverance and become exceptional through the arts; continue to bring Jazz to where there is none as part of Jazzonian
Bobby Ramirez, included as "some of the most prominent Latin musicians who live or have lived in Florida." Bill Dean, The Ledger Lakeland Florida (published October 8th, 2002)
"Ramirez's brand of Afro-Cuban Jazz is quite appealing and his flute playing is quite fluid and creative within the genre." Scott Yanow, Cadence magazine
"Bobby Ramirez is one of the best flutists and saxophonists from Cuba. His recording (Pan Con Bistec) is an example of a new and fresh sound in Latin Jazz fusion." Elvira Dominguez, El Diario La Prensa (NYC)
"What an incredible performance by Bobby Ramirez tonight at Arts Garage! Thank you for an exceptional and very memorable night." Alyona Aleksandra Ushe, Executive Director, The Arts Garage in Delray Beach
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