Ray Ramos is a renowned composer, sonero, performer and bandleader with over 40 years in the music business, recorded 20 CDs and approximately 60 tracks. In the beginning stages as a salsa musician, he performed background vocals and lead vocals for bands such as The Ralphi Pagan Sextet and lead vocals for Joey Aponte, Louie Rey and others. In 1976, he joined El Conjunto Saoco, recording his first album with Salsoul Records as lead singer. He recorded three albums with Saoco thereafter. He eventually went on to form his own band La Charanga Sensual and later formed the Ray Ramos y Su Sonora Orchestra in 1981. He has performed at venues such as The Copacabana, El Flamingo, La Maganet, La Bar Bat, among many others and has toured all over the world in countries such as Colombia, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, England, Canada, Martinique. He continues to be active, performing in various locations throughout the United States and abroad.
Finding aid for the Ray Ramos Papers