La Banda Ramirez plays Latin jazz in New York City and beyond.  Cuban, Salsa and Latin jazz of Mongo Santamaria, Eddie Palmieri, Chacho Ramirez, Don Grolnick, Dave Valentin, Ray Barretto, Bill O'Connell, Chacho Ramirez, Carolyn Steinberg, and many more. 

Latin dance music is also our specialty: Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Arsenio Rodriguez, y las canciones clásicas de Cuba y Puerto Rico.  ¡Wepaaaa!   

We play concerts, clubs, community events, festivals, private parties, galas and fundraisers. ​For requests and more info, email us at

Regular gig:  For 7 years, we played twice monthly at Paris Blues Harlem, ending with the pandemic in March 2020.  We honor the memory of owner Sam Hargress, Jr. 



July 29, Peace in the Park, Central Park, New York City

June 26 @ 3 pm - "South to Brazil" show featuring Michelle DellaFave and Dorian Lake, St. Mark's in the Bowery, New York City

June 18, 2022 - Private Party at Alpine Country Club

May 13 & 14 @ 7 pm - Original music for "Lagrimas de mis madres," Maria Aponte's One-Woman, El Barrio's Artspace PS109, New York City

Feb. 11, 2022 - Valentine's Party, Waterside Plaza, NYC

Feb. 5, 2022 - Private Wedding, Hudson House, Jersey City

Oct. 31, 2021 - Sam Hargress Memorial Concert and Festivus, Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell, 2 - 6 pm, Bradhurst Ave. @ 148th St., #CityArtistsCorps

Oct. 29, 2021 - New Album Release Party - Londel's Supper Club, Harlem 7 - 11 pm

Oct. 5, 2021 - World Salsa Radio, Nelson Rodriguez Show, Interview and Music
6 - 9 pm EST

Oct. 1, 2021 - The Cecil Steakhouse

8 pm

Sept. 25, 2021 - Riverfest, Bound Brook, NJ

Sept. 21, 2021 - Tillman Chapel, United Nations, International Day of Peace celebration

August 28, 2021 - Morales Wedding, 

July 15, 2021 - Lattington Beach House, 

June 29, 2021 - Michelle DellaFave

May 28, 2021 - Torres Wedding

April, March, January 2021 - Recordings 

Photo by Cynthia Rivera


La Banda Ramirez