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Diogo Ramos

Diogo Ramos is a singer-songwriter from Sao Paolo, Brazil. Ramos’ music is part of a long tradition of Brazilian folk singers. In 2010, Ramos left Brazil to settle in Montreal where he obtained a Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance from the University of Quebec in Montreal. Ramos has been working professionally for 20 years as a music producer, having released 16 albums. In 2012, Ramos produced the album “Egológico Recycle,” dedicated to Rommel Ribeiro as part of the 2012-2013 Révélations Radio-Canada award in the world music category. In 2014, Ramos directed the album “O Momento Presente é Azul” by renowned artist Paulo Ramos.

2018 marks the release of Ramos’ album “Samba sans Frontières”, where he pays homage to his country of adoption through the interpretation of the works of Gilles Vigneault, Félix Leclerc, Pierre Perreault and his own compositions where Portuguese and French intertwine. As Ramos’ remarkable guitar playing and voice discovers the language of his new country – it’s Franco Bossa-nova. A recipient of a Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) research and creation grant in 2017, Ramos has also received the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s Coup de Coeur award and MAtv’s Coup de Coeur award at the 2017 MUZ Festival (Vision Diversity) –  a tribute to world music in Montreal.