Francisco Ruiz is projected as one of the most promising artists of the new generation of Latino singers in America. His great vocal quality is reminiscent of Luis Miguel and Miguel Bosé. Francisco has an original style and four-octave vocal range, capable of moving naturally from the lower notes the sharpest, delivering high quality performances.
This versatile singer, music transcends cultural and language barriers, covering the European Balada Pop, Salsa, R & B, Latin and Folk Music, Bossa Nova, Samba & Jazz. His talent as a pianist is the perfect complement to this graduate talent in professional singing, contemporary writing and music production of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Francisco Ruiz's career has evolved from its beginnings as a member of the Quiteños groups "Vox Lumini" & "Clone" to shares in groups Big Band during his formal music studies at the Institute of Contemporary Music (BMI) the Universidad San Francisco de Quito.
Francisco was selected to sing with Bobby McFerrin (winner of 10 Grammy's and composer of "Do not Worry Be Happy"), after an outstanding hearing in which he competed with about 300 singers from around the world. Teaches workshops in musical composition and improvisation, as his recent participation in the NATIONAL A CAPELLA CONVENTION in Memphis; and it is presented on stage as a soloist and backing singer for artists like Maria Mulata, La Timbística, Luis Enrique, Marcos Valle, Ivan Lins, Frankie Negron, Cathy Elliott, Paulina Aguirre and Christiane Karam with whom he collaborated in the direction of "The Pletenitsa Balkan Choir" for Jose Merce's Album "Mi Unica Llave" nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2013.
Francisco Ruiz participated in the celebration of Carnival in Miami, singing along to Milly Quezada. It also has credits in commercial music as Coca-Cola, Juris, HCJB Radio, and more. MTV's hit show "Young and Married" used the single "No Es Casualidad" for one of its episodes.
The career of this young teacher, arranger, choral director, pianist and multifaceted singer based in Los Angeles, California, continues to rise. Francisco spends part of his time as director of bands for the non-profit organization "A Place Called Home" - Berklee City Music Site in LA whose mission is to provide educational programs and oportunides for low-income youth in the communities of South Central.