Home > Artists > Omar Sosa

Omar Sosa

1965 -

Origin: Cuba / United States

Main instrument: Piano

Genre: Latin

A multi-instrumentalist and composer, Omar Sosa is widely regarded as one of Cuba's most exciting exports since the 1990s. Hailed as a legend by some, the versatile artist offers an electric blend of Afro-Cuban folk with Latin and urban influences. Born on April 10, 1965 in Camagüey, Sosa began studying the piano as a child, before moving on to percussions at Cuba's Escuela Nacional de Musica. Since his move to San Francisco in 1995, he has released over 15 recordings, including the Grammy-nominated Sentir in 2002. In 2003, Sosa received a lifetime achievement award from the prestigious Smithsonian Institute, for his contribution to the development of Latin music in the US. In 2009, he released the inspiring album Across the Divide: A Tale of Rhythm and Ancestry.

OMAR SOSA ONLINE
Share:
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE:

Titre

 
SHARE:
  • Omar Sosa - 2010 Concert
  • Paolo Fresu and Omar Sosa - 2010 Concert

To comment on this profile or signal some inaccurate information, send your email to webmestre_jazz@equipespectra.ca.

Artists index

Name of the artist or group

Show artists who appeared in:

Show artists whose musical genre is:


Show artists whose musical instrument is:

Search for artists by country or province:

Link to this video