African Skies is masterfully processed by expert vinyl lacquer cutter George Horn. Manufactured on 180 gram vinyl at world renowned RTI (Record Technology Incorporated) plant in Southern California. This double album comes with a digital download of 19 superb performances with an All-Star band. Pick up your own copy or a copy for that special […]
This new double album is my best work to date. It is always a pleasure to work with my dream team band. On African Skies we explore some of my original compositions–as well as compositions from some of my favorite musicians who compose. Warren Wolf is so amazing here on this recording–you will truly enjoy […]
Click on the title/photo to view the video from our concert at the Pinkhouse on October 12, 2016.
Dear friends, family and supporters of the Jemal Ramirez Group! New music on our forthcoming album “African Skies” featuring Warren Wolf, Howard Wiley, Mike Olmos Matthew Clark, John Shifflett and myself is all recorded and currently in the editing and mixing phases–19 new tracks!!! We have a double album coming your way at the beginning of […]
*jazzweek_2016.01.25_Most Added week 1, *jazzweek_2016.02.01_Chartbound week 2, *jazzweek_2016.02.08_Chartbound week 3, *jazzweek_2016.02.15_#46 week 4, *jazzweek_2016.02.22_#38 week 5, *jazzweek_2016.02.29_#39 week 6, *jazzweek_2016.03.07_#45 week 7, *jazzweek_2016.04.11_#48 week 8, *26 weeks later “Pomponio” still on the Top 100 jazzweek chart for 2016.
Jemal Ramirez Pomponio First Orbit Sounds Music 262 Drummer Jemal Ramirez has long loved the music of the classic Blue Note label and hard bop in general. On Pomponio, his first solo album, he leads a septet that, with its trumpet-sax frontline, is sometimes a bit reminiscent of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. However its repertoire […]
Out of San Jose, California comes this teacher of 200 public school students whose self-proclaimed mission in life is to promote instrumental music within the lives of people of all ages. To that end, consider this a wholehearted endorsement of Pomponio (First Orbit Sounds Music), the debut recording by drummer and educator Jemal Ramirez. It […]
I have been looking forward to sharing this album with the world of people who love great music that will get your people singing along, tapping their toes and maybe even dancing! Get your copy at any of the following sites: Get Digital Downloads of Pomponio on iTunes Get a CD Physical Copy or MP3 […]