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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Bobby Ramirez – Pan Con Bistec

For more than four decades, virtuoso Cuban-American musician, maestro Bobby Ramirez has been forging his distinctive musical persona forming a perfect harmony between the rhythms of Cuba, jazz, classical music and beyond as a flutist, saxophonist, singer, composer, arranger, bandleader, dancer, historian, educator, speaker, and book author. In addition to his extensive international career as a concert performer, he has more than forty musical recordings from Cuban music, jazz, classical music, cadenzas-style

improvisation (free jazz), he has published over 10 books that highlight music arrangements with a historical theme of the 19th Century for cuban charanga (Frensh) style and string chamber orchestra ennsemble, solo classical music for flute, big band bazz orchestra, including arrangements marching band.

Ramirez is founder and president of JAZZONIAN – Jazz Museum of Florida, and Instituto Folklorico Cubano Americano. He’ll be appearing with the Pan Con Bistec band at Word of South Sunday as part of our Cuban and Latin Jazz Extravaganza.