DIRECT MUSIC COLLECTIVE
OTMARO RUIZ is a Multi Grammy Nominated pianist, keyboardist and arranger born in Venezuela and a resident of LA for the last 30 years. The versatile keyboardist has performed with Arturo Sandoval, Tito Puente, Robbie Robertson, and Gino Vannelli. As well as being Dianne Reeves’ musical director, Otmaro performed with Frank Morgan, Billy Higgins, electric fusion with John McLaughlin, Frank Gambale, Protocol, Billy Cobham, Randy Brecker, Bill Evans, and Simon Phillips.
Otmaro has 6 Solo CD releases as well as being active as a top Los Angeles studio musician on film soundtracks.