Experience: 10+ years
Ruddy Bolanos was born in San Salvador, El Salvador and is a Toronto based bassist and guitarist. He studied classical guitar since age 12 at the Manuel Galvez Classical Guitar School in El Salvador. Ruddy moved to Toronto, Canada in 1984 and started playing upright and electric bass.
Ruddy Bolanos has recorded bass in various musical CD projects such as the Flamenco Guitarist virtuoso Miguel de La Bastide ” El Cambio”, Luis Mario Ochoa ” La Fiesta” , Sommerset Entertainment salsa CD collections, Evaristo Machado “Luna del Barrio, Orquesta Fantasia, Yani Borrell “El uno para el otro”, Zeynep Ozbilen “Zee” , Lacalu “Toronto Mambo” and others.
Since moving to Canada he has been actively performing and collaborating with international salsa artists such as Jerry Rivera, Son de Cali, Eddy Santiago, Frankie Negron, Tony Vega, Tito Gomez, Tito Rojas, Maelo Ruiz, Luisito Carrion, Henry Fiol, Yan Collazo and many more.
Currently, Ruddy Bolanos is very active in the Latin Toronto scene and involved and many new projects including his own Salsa group “La Borinqueña Orchestra”, which won the 2019 Canada Latin Award as best Salsa Group.