|Ramon Stagnaro – Guitar
Originally from Lima, Peru, Ramon began playing the guitar at a very early age, studying music on his own and listening to Jim Hall, Pat Martino, Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery, George Benson and many other great guitarists from those years. In 1981 he moved to the U.S.A, from Boston to Los Angeles.
Ramon has worked with many great producers such as David Foster, Humberto Gatica, KC Porter, Mark Portman, Jorge Calandrelli, Juan Carlos Calderon, Trevor Horn, Randy Jackson, Walter Affanasief, and many others. He’s also recorded for many great artists such as Gino Vanelli, Seal, Celine Dion, Al Jarreau, Andrea Bocelli, Roberto Carlos, Diana Ross, Ricky Martin, Neil Diamond, Paul Anka, Enrique Iglesias, Placido Domingo, Vikky Carr, Josh Groban, Alejandro Sanz, Kenny G, Patti LaBelle, Shakira, Nelly Furtado, Cristina Aguilera, Boyz II Men, The Manhattran Transfer, Michael Buble, Johnny Mathis, Yanni and many others. He’s also on various movie tracks like “Legend of Zorro”, “Contact”,“Sex and the City”, etc. He also participated in the recordings of many Grammy winners records throughout His life. He also was a teacher at the Musicians Institute of Music for a while in the 90’s. He toured with artists like Yanni, Diane Reeves, Herb Alpert, Vikky Carr, Andrea Bocelli, Alex Acuna and the Unknowns, etc.