Ramon Taranco is a Maple Ontario-based, Cuban-Mexican-Canadian composer & guitarist whose world beat fusion music runs the gamut from Afro-Cuban Jazz and Blues to Southern Rock and New Orleans Funk.
Born in Havana & raised in Toronto, Ramon has Cuban, continental Spanish & indigenous roots in Southern California (Shoshone) & Mexico (Yacqui & Michocan.)
While based in Toronto in the 80's and 90's, Taranco played at many of Toronto's iconic venues including The Riverboat (with Colin Linden and Mendelson Joe), C'est What, Hart House Theatre, the Windsor Arms Hotel's Courtyard Cafe, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, and in the Senator Hotel's Top O' the Senator Guitar Bar Series. He played for several years with blues harpists Carlos del Junco and Jon Dickie at The Water's Edge Cafe and in blues clubs including Zydeco's and Caps. Ramon also performed live on CBC Radio's Musical Friends and Morningside.
Ramon has also toured in Western Canada & several times across Ontario (including Sudbury's Laurentian University) giving concerts, lecture / recitals & guitar clinics.
01. Desperate Love 04:00
02. Devil Can Blues 04:54
03. Complicate Blues 04:52
04. Debi Mexico 03:39
05. Suicide Hotel Boogie 05:17
06. Love Survives 06:53
07. The New York Shuffle 06:22
08. Take Her Dancing 06:06