Featuring SAMMY FIGUEROA and his LATIN JAZZ EXPLOSION
This New York born (Bronx), Miami resident is one of the world's leading percussionists. He has performed and recorded with legends in Pop, Rock, Latin, Jazz, Brazilian and Rhythm and Blues for decades. Stars such as Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Chaka Kahn, David Bowie, Mariah Carey, Dave Sanborn, Quincy Jones, Lena Horne, Eddie Palmieri, James Taylor, Mick Jagger, Celine Dion and Hall & Oates among many more notable musicians and vocalists. He has collected numerous Grammy nominations and now leads the most exciting group in Latin Jazz, Sammy Figueroa and his Latin Jazz Explosion. Their latest release, Urban Nature (Senator Records) enjoyed a swift rise up the national Jazz charts.
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This show is generously co-sponsored by Pollo Tropical and Friends of WLRN.
Ed Bell, Producer/Host
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