Radio Indie FreeForm Featured Artist: Ivan and Randy Rane

The Rane Brothers

Ivan and Randy–The Rane Brothers-USA-New Mexico

Randy: Producer/Composer/Guitarist/Roland Guitar Synth Trumpet

Ivan: Producer/Guitarist/Composer/Keyboards/Drummer/Oil Painter/Lead Singer for the Pop Jazz Group “The Rane Brothers”

Genre: Jazz, Pop Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Spanish, Fandango, Latino

Let’s start with making it perfectly clear I can not give admiration to one talented musician without giving recognition to another! The Rane Brothers are brilliant, masterfully rounded, and well known in the music world playing Jazz. For over 30 years these two Sensationalistic polished men are a force to seriously take heed over. But hold the DOOR open… This dynamic duel just doesn’t do Jazz! These sensational musical brothers captivates their audience with STUNNING performances in promoting Spanish and Fandango guitar. In this featured Artist post I am SURE I have missed information on these outstanding musical men; however, I do hope to give lots of links to help promote our Featured Indie Artist of the Month!

I will begin with Randy doing an album called “Latino Global Warming Group.” Which was nominated for Best Latin Contemporary music by N.M.M.A. in 2007. In the Smooth Jazz department songs, the Rane Brothers release “Quicksand” and “Santa Fe Nights” which awarded the clinquant musicians in 2007 a Pop Album of the year by the New Mexico Music Awards. In 2008, “Follow the Rain” album was nominated Best Instrumental album. Produced by Randy and Ivan Rane, on this CD Ivan uses a guitar and keyboards to show off his luminous aptness. In 2009 Randy and a gentleman named Doug Frantz teamed up doing a composition by Randy called “El Pensar En Ti” this song is featured on the Album “Blame” which was nominated Best Jazz Composition of the year in 2009 by New Mexico Music Awards. Randy has been nominated for three New Mexico Music awards, Best World Beat with a song called “Saharan Princess,” Best Hispanic Contemporary song, “FlaJazz” and Best Jazz with “El Pensar En Ti”.

Randy and Ivan Rane were honored in 2010 Four times New Mexico Music Award Nominations for their Spanish Guitar in “Samba Cosita Nueva” This piece is featured by Randy’s superb talent which received Best Hispanic Contemporary. “Sailing Home” featuring Randy on guitar and Ivan on piano. This Latin Jazz fusion of indigenous rhythms song sweeps me away into a Latin American Diaspora who are celebrating the art of Jazz music in harmonious romantic flare. This track was nominated for “Best Jazz” track by N.N.M.A in the year of 2010. Randy glitters his excellence upon using Spanish Guitar with a Retro Trumpet to complete the sagacity track to perfection. Ivan creatively shines using his artfulness upon the keyboards to balance the song to sublimity.

In 2012-Winning composer Randy did a wonderful arrangement of an original composition using a Roland guitar synth on the backtracks called, “Latin Heart.” The video was produced in New Mexico by Ivan Rane. Also a song called “Earth Song” was release in 2012, this snappy fantasy sound track has Flamenco overtones that would delight a romantic dancer. This song showcase’s Randy’s sexy electrifying guitar work.

2013 – Award winning Santa Fe guitarist Randy Rane performs an original composition that includes musical ideas he performs with a Roland GR guitar synth and his Spanish Ramirez midi classical guitar controlling a Korg workstation keyboard. Mr.Rane puts these elements together live and on stage. The video was produced by Ivan Rane  (Latin Heart)

2014- Award winning Randy demonstrates his marvelous idealism called “Neck Illusions” on a YouTube Video. It truly is a soothing moment to view this wonderful artist’s whisk you away with his stunning gift! In 2015- the brother team releases several more songs. “The Last Rumba” Randy features Ramirez midi guitar and has a dynamic on command live accompaniment in this composition. This song was recorded and mixed by the incredible Ivan Rane. Together the “Rane Brothers” have produced their quality music to the public. In this mix you will hear live cymbals and electric piano were later to arete this powerful track.

2015- A groovy contemporary pop jazz track called “Sonoma” is a stupendous hit featuring Ivan Rane on the guitar and produced by Ivan and Randy. Together these talented gentlemen create an Award Winning Group called the “The Rane Brothers.”  A special thank you goes out to Jose’ Ramirez Guitars involvement with this divine track! The marvelous duel is also very interested in producing music for the film industry and have started the process of making it a reality!

I find the list can go on with these extraordinary musicians. After having the utmost pleasure to listen too all their tracks they share with Radio Indie FreeForm. I melt with dreamy excursions listening to The Rane Brother’s fusion. Radio Indie FreeForm THANKS you both for your endless respect you shower upon our Internet Station. Not only for allowing us to foster your music in Free Form style but for giving RWI a chance to expose your talents to the global world. We wish you enduring success on your path to being a “Shooting Stars!” As for Ivan make NO MISTAKE this gentleman is a force to be reckon with and is on EQUAL grounds as his brother. Here is a breathtaking piece called “The Giant Redwoods” by Award winning guitarist and composer Ivan Rane who I simply adore!

Another sweet melody by Ivan is called “Santa Barbera” this tune shows off his patience and golden tones!

Please stop by YouTube to find a vast arrange of videos on these outstanding melody brothers. Search for either Randy, Ivan or The Rane Brothers on YouTube and I am positive you will not be disappointed.  Don’t forget to give them THUMBS up on their productions! Also I have included a link that SHOWCASES Ivan’s oil painting artwork, do stop by and buy, support or admire his divine paintings.



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