Ramón Vazquez is a refined Caribbean bassist, educator and producer. Born in Cuba and raised in Puerto Rico, Vázquez has been working in live performances and recordings with countless local and international artists in different musical genres. In Jazz with Jerry Gonzalez, Chick Corea, Chucho Valdes, Giovanni Hidalgo, Dave Valentin and many more. In the Latin American and Spanish folk music with such latin greats as Ismael Miranda, Andy Montañez, Plácido Domingo, Enrique Iglesias, Cristian Castro, among others. In addition he has collaborated with the Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica, the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Puerto Rico as Electric Bassist and special guest.
Winner of several scholarships from Berklee College of Music and University of Miami, has also been a lecturer at such institutions besides other prestigious schools in US and the Caribbean. Founder and Advisor of the Department of Jazz and Caribbean Music at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. Vázquez has participated in over 200 recordings, with some winning major awards including the Grammy Awards and Billboards. He has a solo CD “On the Move” and another to be released in 2014 “Trios”. Ramon is the artistic director for the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival and the Vice-president of its Foundation.