Giovanni Ruiz


Giovanni Ruiz and his Latin Band can spice up any event with their invigorating music. From melancholy classics of the Andrean region to the contagious rhythms of the Caribbean; Giovanni's Latin band can cater to any ambiance. To savory rhythms of salsa, cha-cha-cha, merengue, son and mambo are sure to set your event aflame with dancing.

Acclaimed flutist Giovanni Ruiz offers a refreshing sound with his masterful play of various flutes. He has established himself as a phenomenal musician through noteworthy performances at: The Beaches International jazz Festival, Toronto's First Night, Toronto Fiesta, Mariposa Festival, Festival Mundial de Folklore in Drummondville Quebec, Festival of Sound in Parry Sound and many more. Internationally, Giovanni Ruiz is a celebrated musician through his performances at The International Concert for Peace in Colombia and The World Youth Festival in Russia. His crisp and emotionally provocative music is known to rivet multifarious audiences.


Toronto's most prominent Latin musicians make up this ensemble, infusing the band with their enriched backgrounds and creative flare. Giovanni's Latin Band play an extensive repertoire that is exceedingly diverse and sways from a raw traditional sound to a musical fusion that borders jazz. His latest CD, Sabor a Cafe, provides a taste of this rapturous blend.


Giovanni's Latin Band is adaptable and can be tailored to any size of event. From a duo to a sextet format you can be assured that this festive ensemble will make your corporate event, wedding, concert or workshop unique and unforgettable. Together these talented musicians will bring you an exotic and uplifting performance that will take you to paradise.


Giovanni Ruiz