The music of Teodoro "Ted" Ramirez, is a celebration of Southwestern culture. His repertoire is authentic - consisting of original music and classic Mexican and American folk songs - beautifully rich with sound and originality. Ted provides intriguing song introductions drawn from personal experience and the oral and written histories of the Southwest. Ted has received numerous culture preservation awards including the prestigious: "Arizona Culture Keeper Award", and was named "Tucson’s Official Troubadour" by the Mayor and Council of Tucson in 2001. He is the founder of the celebrated Tucson folk group "The Santa Cruz River Band".
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