“An obvious master of the guitar, he’s equipped with a vocal ability that rivals Gary Moore or Robert Cray at their most poignant,” states CHICAGO BLUES GUIDE.
Blues Music Award-Nominated Guitarist & Singer JOSE RAMIREZ returns to Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club with a show dedicated to playing the music of B.B. King! Ramirez has played with some of the biggest names in the blues industry, including Buddy Guy, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Anson Funderburgh, to name a few. Jose's debut album 'Here I Come' was Nominated for a Blues Music Award in 2021. Proceeding this nomination, The Jose Ramirez Band was selected to represent the capital of the United States at the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, TN at the end of January 2020. Over 230 bands began the competition, 44 bands made it to the semi-finals, 8 bands in the finals and The Jose Ramirez Band won second place. "The most soulful and heartfelt Blues ever since Robert Cray burst onto the scene all those years ago," says BBC RADIO. "Jose is one of a kind! I love his vocals," states CHRISTONE "KINGFISH" INGRAM. Stinging, stylish single-note guitar runs," raves BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE.