Michael Ramos grew up in a small Texas town, listening to loping cumbia music with his parents and Bad Company with Michel Ramos - Michel Ramos A Lorgue N°4 (Vinyl friends. Michael Ramos returns to his Tex-Mex roots, and the accordion, with his new group.
For years, he tried to be the ideal sideman. He learned to play synthesizer, percussion and trumpet. He mastered the soundbending techniques of electronica. For the series Musicians in Their Own Words, Ramos describes how the instrument that got him his biggest breaks was also the one that Album) him back to his roots: the accordion. The title reflects his desire to create something that's part electronic, part organic and also owes something to the spirit of Mexican bingo.
Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Don't Tell Me! NPR Shop. Now, with his own group, Charanga Cakewalk, he returns to his Tex-Mex roots. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. July 22, AM ET. Heard on Morning Edition. David Schulman. Three from Charanga Cakewalk Belleza. Charanga Cakewalk. Tu y Yo. Enlarge this image. Los Lobos, 30 Years On Aug. Accordion on the Texas Border Aug.
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