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The Legendary Jim Ruiz Group

The Legendary Jim Ruiz Group
Born: Jan 1, 1992
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Biography: Drawing on a vast tapestry of influences spanning from pop to soul to new wave to bossa nova, the Legendary Jim Ruiz Group was led by the self-same singer/guitarist Ruiz in tandem with his wife Stephanie. Debuting in 1995 with Oh, Brother Where Art Thou?, they returned in 1998 with Sniff. ~ Jason Ankeny, ...Read full biography
Sniff
Released: 1998
Label: Minty Fresh
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The Legendary Jim Ruiz Group successfully updates the garden-pop sound of early Everything But the Girl and Aztec Camera on the wonderful Sniff. The vocal tandem of Ruiz and wife Stephanie together suggests ...Read full review
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?
Released: 1995
Label: Minty Fresh
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The lounge/indie pop band known as the Legendary Jim Ruiz Group made waves with this 1995 disc on Chicago's Minty Fresh Records. Led by Jim Ruiz, the six-piece band storms through a dozen blissful songs ...Read full review
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