Sammy Figueroa and the Latin Jazz Explosion
live at Scullers
Boston, Massachusetts USA
October 23, 2015
live broadcast on WGBH HD-FM
"Sammy Figueroa and his Latin Jazz Explosion
is one of the most exciting bands in jazz today.
Known for their exciting performances enhanced by Sammy's
ebullient humor, the band has recorded two albums,
�And Sammy Walked In� and �The Magician�
- both honored with the Grammy Nomination
for Best Latin Jazz Album.
As one of the world's leading percussionists,
Figueroa has played on countless records,
providing the rhythmical framework for hundreds of hits
and has played on countless albums, jingles and film scores
and appeared often with The David Letterman Band
and the Saturday Night Live Band.
Just a few of the artists he has performed and/or recorded with:
Miles Davis, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Al Jarreau and Roberta Flack."
"Mongo Santamaria's gone, Ray Barretto's gone, Tito Puente's gone.
Who's left to wear the crown? Sammy's the man!" - El Tiempo
01 intro 1:53
04 Mysterious Energy (Gabriel Vivas) 9:41
08 intro 2:19
09 Seven Doors to the Left 13:16
10 outro 0:50
Sammy Figueroa, percussion
Silvano Monasterios, piano
Gabriel Vivas, bass
Troy Roberts, sax
Francisco Dimas, trumpet
Ludwig Afonso, drums
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A zootype project October 2015