Quiero Ser Yo.

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MARLIN RAMAZZINI

Quiero Ser Yo

(Garra Music)

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Growing up in Guatemala, Marlin Ramazzini was inspired to pursue a singing career as a child while listening to Cuban and other Caribbean rhythms on the radio. She was a disciple of Omara Portuondo (one of the greatest Cuban singers of all times), who helped to refine her vocal technique. Ramazzini toured extensively in the '80s, visiting Russia, México, Central America and Canada. She finally settled in Vancouver in 1990, quickly becoming a pillar of that Canadian city's lively local Latin scene. By the mid-nineties, Marlin was already fronting her own band, under the musical direction of her husband, the Juno Award-winning bassist/composer Fito García. Originally released in 2008, Ramazzini's...

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