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Louie Ramirez

tim, vib, 1938-1993 US, New York City
Composer / Arranger of Latin

Musician, composer and arranger Louie Ramirez (Feb 24th 1938–1993) recorded many LPs for various labels with different instrumentations, from big band to conjunto to septet. In the 1960s, he became a senior member of the Alegre All-Stars, doing everything from clave to vibes to arranging to co-leader status with Charlie Palmieri, Kako and Alegre Records founder Al Santiago. In the 1970s and 1980s, Louie Ramirez was staff producer and arranger for the Fania family of labels (Alegre, Tico, Vaya, International), for which he arranged and produced countless LPs.

  • Timbales
  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba
  • Percussion
  • Synthesizer
  • Latin
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Pruebame on Maestro by Louie Ramirez
Ladrón De Tu Amor on Vol.1 by Various Artists
Ali Baba on Ali Baba by Louie Ramirez
Medley on Otra Noche Caliente by Louie Ramirez & Ray De La Paz
El Títere on Ali Baba by Louie Ramirez
Ni Tu Ni Ella on Vol.1 by Various Artists
Ungawa on Ali Baba by Louie Ramirez
It's Not What You Say on Ali Baba by Louie Ramirez
Lluvia on Vol.1 by Various Artists
Sabroso Guaguanco on Típico by Louie Ramirez

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Temas InéditosLouie Ramirez2016Album
Louie's GroovesLouie Ramirez2005Compil.
Otra Noche CalienteLouie Ramirez & Ray De La Paz2005Album
ExitosLouie Ramirez, Ray De La Paz2003Compil.
Otra Noche CalienteLouie Ramirez & Ray De La Paz1992Album
Como NuncaLouie Ramirez1992Album
Sexy Salsa Vol. 2Louie Ramirez1992Album
Louie Ramirez Y Sus AmigosLouie Ramirez1991Album
The King Of Latin VibesLouie Ramirez1991Album
Feo Pero SabrosoLouie Ramirez1990Single
Louie Ramirez Y Sus AmigosLouie Ramirez1990Album
Sexy SalsaLouie Ramirez1989Album
El GenioLouie Ramirez1989Album
Noches En Copa Con Louie Ramirez Y Su OrquestaLouie Ramirez1989Album
Que Porque Te Quiero / PresumidaLouie Ramirez - Ray De La Paz1986Single
Mentirosa / VenLouie Ramirez - Ray De La Paz1986Single
Media Noche DiferenteLouie Ramirez1983Album
SalseroLouie Ramirez1980Album
Sha‐La Means I Love You (English Version) / (Spanish Version)Louie Ramirez1979Single
Salsa ProgresivaLouie Ramirez1979Album
El Poeta LloroLouie Ramirez1978Single
Paula CLouie Ramirez1978Single
Louie Ramírez y Sus AmigosLouie Ramirez1978Album
El Poeta Lloro / En Un Beso La VidaLouie Ramirez1978Single
Various States Of MindLouie Ramirez1978Album
Barrio Nuevo / If I Should Lose YouLouie Ramirez1976Single
A Different Shade Of BlackLouie Ramirez1976Album
LauraLouie Ramirez1976Single
Super Cañonazos ConLouie Ramirez1975Album
Land Of LoveLouie Ramirez1975Single
SalsaLouie Ramirez1975Single
SalsaLouie Ramirez1975Single
TipicoLouie Ramirez1974Single
TipicoLouie Ramirez1974Album
En Algo NuevoTito Rodriguez Y Louie Ramirez1972Album
Marisol: La Preferida / Azucar En Nueva YorkPete Bonet & Louie Ramirez, Pete & Louie1970Single
Ali BabaLouie Ramirez1968Album
The Boogie Man / Lucy's Spanish HarlemLouie Ramirez1967Single
In The Heart Of Spanish Harlem / En El Corazón De Harlem EspañolLouie Ramirez1967Album
Yo No Se Nada / Tres PalabrasLouie Ramirez1966Single
Vibes GaloreLouie Ramirez And His Conjunto Chango1966Album
Introducing Louie RamirezLouie Ramirez1964Album
Conozca a Louie RamirezLouie Ramirez1964Album
Good Grass / Botando CandelaLouie Ramirez1963Single
Mi Lindo Son / El MapoLouie RamirezSingle
‎– Ali BabaLouie RamirezSingle
De' Se Mismo Trago / Soy El Mejor Johnny PachecoPete Rodriguez con Louie RamirezSingle
la Batea / Me Faltabas TuTito Rodriguez, Louie RamirezSingle
Que Por Que Te QuieroLouie Ramirez, Ray De La PazSingle
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