Sammy Figueroa is proud to announce that his latest album, "Imaginary World" his received Cuba's highest musical honor, the Premio Cubadisco. Often called "Cuba's Grammy" this prize honors albums that represent the best in many genres, in this case, International Jazz Album.
Produced by Rachel Faro and Ray Chew, with additional production and most of the compositions and arrangements by Silvano Monasterios and Gabriel Vivas, this album was released by Savant Records and has received much critical acclaim.
Sammy's relationship with Cuba and its music goes back to his first visit in 1990 with his partner Rachel Faro. Subsequent trips led to album productions with the a cappella group Vocal Sampling and the astonishing jazz group Cuarto Espacio. Sammy is planning to record his next album in Cuba, maximizing these musical relationships that go back a long way.