New Omar Sosa CD, "Live FIP" (OTA1017) Omar Sosa's "Live FIP", featuring the late, great Ang Diaz, is available at www.melodia.com.

Recorded live at Radio France in Paris, this Quintet CD also features drummer Steve Argelles, bassist Childo Tomas, and saxophonist Luis Depestre. "Live FIP" includes versions of several of the compositions from Omar Sosa's GRAMMY-nominated







"Ballads" Compilation (OTA1015) If you enjoy the more delicate, romantic dimensions of Omar Sosa's music, the "Ballads" CD is a must have. Compiled from four early Omar Sosa recordings, "Ballads" stays in a quiet, peaceful vein throughout. Opening the CD is "My Three Notes", which won third place in the Instrumental category in this year's International Songwriting Competition. "Ballads" is available at www.melodia.com.





 "Mulatos" (OTA1014)

Omar Sosa's 2006 GRAMMY-nominated recording, featuring the maestro, Paquito D'Rivera, on clarinet. The ensemble also includes acoustic bass, marimba, oud, tabla, and additional clarinets. Produced by drummer Steve Argelles. Also nominated for a BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music. "Omar Sosa goes global on this sultry, chamber-jazz date, his pastel palette swirling in layered harmonies, shifting rhythms and Mideast spices", comments DownBeat magazine. Available at www.melodia.com.







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