21 Jul 2021

Bookmarks with mariachi star, Mireya Ramos

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:20 pm on 21 July 2021

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New York-based Latin star Mireya Ramos - is a Grammy-winning violinist and vocalist who came to New Zealand for WOMAD and stayed when lockdown closed the borders. She was here with her female alternative mariachi band Flor de Toloache, but kept touring and streaming live concerts and collaborating with the likes of Troy Kingi. She's released new music and has four gigs left to play in the North Island before she heads back to the US to start a 50 date tour!

Mireya Ramos

Mireya Ramos Photo: Supplied by artist

Mireya's favourites:

Songs

No Bulto by Velcro

Razón de vivir by Mercedes Sosa

La Rumba me llamo yo by Dayme Arocena

Quisiera by Flor de Toloache featuring John Legend and Cultura Profética

Books

One Hundred Years of Solitude (Spanish: Cien años de soledad) by Gabriel García Márquez

The Te of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff

A Night at the Circus' by Angela Carter

Movies

The Goonies

Beetlejuice

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