Louie Ramirez

Louie Ramirez (February 24, 1938 – June 7, 1993) was a boogaloo, salsa and latin jazz percussionist, vibraphonist, band leader and composer. He co-wrote with Johnny Pacheco the 1961 hit "El Güiro De Macorina". He has been called "the Quincy Jones of Salsa."

Birth and Death Data: Born February 24th, 1938 (New York City), Died June 7th, 1993

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: percussion

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 118999 5/26/1967 Day by day Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119000 5/26/1967 Que se vaya Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119001 5/26/1967 My heart loves the samba Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119002 5/26/1967 Meditation (Meditaçao) Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119003 5/26/1967 How insensitive (Insensatez) Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119031 6/7/1967 Now I know the feeling Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119032 6/7/1967 Como va Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119033 6/7/1967 Brasilville Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119034 6/7/1967 Teach me tonight Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119035 6/7/1967 Forgetting you Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119060 6/16/1967 Forgetting you Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 119092 6/16/1967 My heart loves the samba Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, percussion  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ramirez, Louie," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116268.

Ramirez, Louie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116268.

"Ramirez, Louie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116268

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