All About Jazz is celebrating Omar Sosa's birthday today!
Composer-pianist-bandleader Omar Sosa was born in 1965 in Camagüey, Cuba\'s largest inland city. At age eight, Omar began studying percussion and marimba at the music conservatory in Camagüey; in Havana, as a teenager, he took up piano at the prestigious Escuela Nacional de Música, and completed his formal education at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana. Among his influences, Omar cites traditional Afro-Cuban music... Read more.
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