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Ramon Goose

NuBlues Jazz Festival, Frankfurt, Germany
28 October 2008
Background information
Born 16 January 1977 (1977-01-16) (age 33)
Colchester, England
United Kingdom
Genres Blues, blues rock, rock, country blues, gospel
Occupations Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 1990 - present
Labels Dixiefrog Records, Black and Tan Records
Associated acts NuBlues
Website Ramon Goose.com

Ramon Goose (born 16 January 1977) is a blues rock guitarist, singer and producer who is known for his work with the hip hop blues band Nublues, his mastery of the slide guitar, and for producing other American blues artists' albums. As a solo artist he has toured across Europe and released several albums.

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Biography

Ramon Goose was born in England and started out with British band NuBlues as guitarist, chief song writer and producer. The band has sold over 10,000 copies worldwide of the debut album Dreams Of A Blues Man, released on Dixiefrog Records in Europe, 21st Century Blues Records in the United States, and published by Metisse Music) and has toured all over Europe with the likes of Eric Burdon, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and performed with James Brown’s bandleader Pee Wee Ellis and also worked with Chris Thomas King. After a short stint with American bluesman Eric Bibb’s band, in 2006, Ramon went on to produce, perform on and co-write critically acclaimed albums for other blues artists. His production for Boo Boo Davis (Mississippi Blues artist) was voted top ten Blues album in MOJO magazine's poll in 2006 and his production of Billy Jones (based in Arkansas) ---both on the Black and Tan Records label--also received accolades from critics. Recent projects have included a new album with Senegalese world music star Diabel Cissokho, and producion of the second nublues album Snow On The Tracks;. Ramon ended 2009 with a tour with his own band which includes Akos Hasznos on bass and Paul Francis on drums, which included four performances at maximum security prisons to test out his new material, which he believes will be released in 2010. He has continued to tour as well with his new world music/Blues band with Diable Cissokho.

Recently The Ramon Goose Band were filmed by National France's TV2, for their performance at this years Festival in France, Le Blues Autour Du Zinc.

Band lineup

Ramon Goose
  • Ramon Goose - Lead guitar, vocals
  • Akos Hasznos - Bass guitar
  • Paul Francis - Drums

Discography

Goose playing slide guitar on a resonator guitar, 2006 Germany Courtesy: Christian Sahm
  • Ramon Goose - Journey Into The Blues (2008) Tekni Records
  • Diabel Cissokho & Ramon Goose - Mansana Blues (2010) Dixiefrog Records
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With NuBlues

  • Nublues - Dreams Of A Blues Man(2004) Dixiefrog/21st Century Records
  • NuBlues - Snow On The Tracks (2008) Dixiefrog Records

Albums Ramon Goose has appeared as producer

  • Boo Boo Davis Drew, Mississippi (2005) Black and Tan Records
  • Billy Jones My Hometown (2006) Black and Tan Records

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