September 12th, 2005 - 9:00pm (1 set only)
Samuel Torres Group
Yosvany Terry: Saxophones
Manuel Valera: Piano
Oscar Stagnaro: Bass
Ernesto Simpson: Drums
Samuel Torres: Percussion and Keyboards
158 West 72nd St, 2nd floor
(between Columbus and Broadway Ave.), NYC
Admission: $10 plus 2 drink minimum
...a keen-eared, light handed percussionist [who] can draw a rainbow of intriguing sounds."
The Washington Post
...a ferocious conga solo by Samuel Torres that seemed not humanly possible"
The Boston Globe
Samuel Torres tours the world with renowned African bassist/singer Richard Bona. Previously he played with multi award-winner Arturo Sandoval and has also performed with Tito Puente, Chick Corea, Don Byron, Paquito D'Rivera and many others. In 2000, he was awarded Second Prize at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. Torres group perform on Monday the 12th @ the Triad theater and will embark thereafter on a tour of Colombia on Sept. 15th thru the 18th.
Check www.samueltorres.com for more info.