In conjunction with the release of Omar’s new solo piano CD, Calma, in March 2011, Harmonia Mundi France will re-release two Omar Sosa GRAMMY-nominated CDs, Sentir and Mulatos, the later featuring Cuban maestro Paquito D’Rivera, and produced by Paris-based drummer Steve Argüelles.
Sentir features Cuban vocalist Martha Galarraga, Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles, and Moroccan guembri player El Houssaine Kili. Release date is March 17, 2011.
Both Sentir and Mulatos received BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music nominations. Sentir received the Afro-Caribbean Jazz Album of the Year award from the Jazz Journalists Association in New York City, and Mulatos received a Jazz Journalists Association nomination for Latin Jazz Album of the Year.