Omar Sosa Remixes Mulatos

San Francisco (California), USA – Following the success of his recent

(Otá Recors), which
received a 2006 Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album, a 2006 BBC
Radio 3 Award for World Music nomination, and which features the artistry
of legendary Cuban reedman

Paquito D’Rivera
, Otá Records has
announced the release of an
remix album of material from the award-winning CD.

Entitled Mulatos Remix (OTA1016), the album features flesh
and funky contributions by Paris-based drummer and producer, Doctor L; Brooklyn-based producer
and remixer, DJ Spinna; live Drum & Bass pioneer and drummer, Marque
Gilmore; Paris-based drummer and producer, Steve Argüelles (who produced
the original CD, and whose remixes include some out-takes from the original

sessions); and new to the Paris scene, DJ basephunk.The dance-jazz vibe of these remixes features Omar Sosa piano and marimba
riffs, funky clarinet riffs, as well as new vocal and flute elements… all
enhanced by the cutting edge approaches of our guest remixers.
Release date in the U.S. is set for April 11, 2006.

Omar Sosa
‘s upcoming tour schedule includes (see for

January 26 Beirut, Lebanon
February 2 Agen, France
February 3 Bagneres-de-Bigorre, France
February 6 Prato, Italy
February 18 Karratha, Australia
February 19 Perth, Australia
February 20 Perth, Australia
February 23 Adelaide, Australia
February 24 Sydney, Australia
February 25 Melbourne, Australia
February 26 Sydney, Australia
March 9 Rome, Italy
March 10 Francheville, France
March 11 Bagneux, France
March 14 Valenciennes, France
March 17 Dijon, France
March 21 Zurich, Switzerland
March 22 Grenoble, France
March 23 Blois, France
March 25 Cully, Switzerland
March 28 Le Harve, France
March 29 Amiens, France
March 31 Cape Town, South Africa
April 1 Cape Town, South Africa
April 6 Paris (Bondy), France
U.S. West Coast Tour:
April 19 Santa Clara University, CA
April 20 Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA
April 21 Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA
April 22 Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA
April 23 Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA
April 24 Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA
April 28 The Triple Door, Seattle, WA
April 29 Temple Bar, Los Angeles, CA

Author: World Music Central News Department

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