REVIEWS:

"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

"If this stirring little hurricane of an album is any indication, Ramirez may one day inherit Dave Valentin's throne as top Latin flute player." Jonathan Widran, AMG

"Ramirez exhibits the strength found in some of the already established Latin Jazz musicians." Egidio Leitao, JazzTimes Magazine

"Bobby's alternating tenor sax and flute helm as fine a degree of hybrid steering as ever you're able to find." Ben Ohmart, LAritmo.com

"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

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)

Pan Con Bistec CD: "The title track is a standout, swinging like mad with ever-shifting Afro-Cuban syncopation and a sing-along chorus that recalls New York bandstands of the 1930s and '40s. Ramirez also does a fine job with a breezy take on Bill Evans' "Waltz for Debby" that retains its wistful feel thanks to his masterful flute-playing." Bob Weinberg, CITY LINK Magazine

"Woodwind artist Bobby Ramírez demonstrates his fluency on sax and flute in a number of different styles on Pan Con Bistec. Ramírez has created a gem that shouldn't be missed." Mark Holston, Hispanic Magazine (June 2003)

"Although not a major name as of this writing, Bobby Ramirez is a very talented flutist and tenor saxophonist. His well-rounded CD (Pan Con Bistec) includes both stirring Afro-Cuban jazz and straight-ahead playing. There is not a slow moment on this highly enjoyable set." Scott Yanow, All Music Guide

"The next era of Latin Music has begun and the torch has been handed to the new generation of young and progressive Latin Artists- one notable example is Flautist/Tenor Saxophonist/Arranger and Composer Bobby Ramirez." Turiya Mareya, JazzReview.com

"Ramirez delivers a tasty experience of Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian rhythms blended with a commendable understanding of jazz music." Rudolf Mangual, Latin Beat Magazine

"When Bobby Ramirez takes the flute, his band goes dancing: sweet and ordered, with a pinch of spice." John Barrett, JazzUSA.com

"A powerful performer and improviser on the saxophone and flute, Ramirez holds a firm command of the language of jazz drawing from an intensive vocabulary of colorful sounds and rhythms,as well as equally capable with his skills as a jazz composer and arranger." Nestor A. Louis, PaloSalsero.com

"I can hear the influences of the greats but Bobby has an exciting new sound all his own." Erik "Chico" Manqueros, The Latin Style of Jazz & Latin Style Magazine

..."his expression of jazz sounds is superb! Five stars all the way for Bobby Ramirez; RITMO JAZZ LATINO is a classic. Every selection top-notch! EXCELLENT!" Lee Prosser, JazzReview.com

"His hot Latin Jazz style is finally getting national attention. Go ahead, take a listen. Your joyous tropical experience is just seconds away." Stu Grant, LOVE 94's Sunday Jazz Bruch - Miami

"An accomplished musician, Ramirez plays with a passion that is always inherent to Latin music." Jazzconnections2000.com

"One of the hottest up-and-coming musicians in the national Latin Jazz scene today." Johnny Moreno, Producer de Mega Jazz, Orlando, Florida

"Bobby Ramirez brings the exciting sounds of Afro-Cuban Jazz, mixed in with some more gentle sounds, including lots of tasty flute, sax and rhythm." Gregory Fisher, Adelaide, Australia

"Musician of profound musical vocation, Bobby Ramirez wastes no time in presenting his talent as a true force of unification." ELISEO CARDONA, Especial/El Nuevo Herald

"Bobby Ramirez shares passion for Latin Jazz"...(Ritmo Jazz Latino).."a beautiful collection that will delight many and position Ramirez among today's contemporary Jazz favorites." Howard "Flagga" Duperly. Caribbean Today Magazine

"His excellent control over different music styles (Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Jazz) deserves a standing ovation." Javier Rivera, oasissalsero.com

"Bobby Ramirez has a beautiful gift that shows no sign of slowing." Ben Ohmart, LAritmo.com

"With equal proficiency on the flute and saxophone, Ramirez makes jazz-fusion stand at attention, Latino style." Keith "MuzikMan" Hannaleck

"Besides being talented and unique, Bobby is a warm, giving human being, involved in helping his community, especially the homeless. The sound of his flute is like no other, matured, like a full bodied wine." Linda Novit, Sensacional Magazine

"Yet another reason to be thankful for the musical richness of South Florida" Musican Profile by Ginny Crawford, The Sunshine Jazz Messenger (Jan. 1998)

Article: Florida's Latin Sound
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)

"In addition to being a dynamic player, Bobby is a warm human being who generously contributes his time and talent to many local charities." Ginny Crawford, The Sunshine Jazz Messenger (August 2000)