SAMMY PERFORMS WITH BUENA VISTA CLUB STAR ELIADES OCHOA AT GROUNDUP FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 11TH 

On February 11th, 2018 Sammy Figueroa performed in Miami Beach  with Buena Vista Social Club legend Eliades Ochoa as part of the GroundUP Music Fest in Miami Beach.    Although Sammy has long been known as a player of sophisticated jazz and as a sideman to superstars in this show Sammy had the opportunity to honor his roots, playing old-fashioned son from Santiago de Cuba in the most traditional of styles. 

Joining Sammy and Eliades was tres player Jose Elias and his group Cortadito, who are themselves masters of the old-fashioned son montuno and nengon styles.  The audience response was ecstatic and many said that it was their favorite moment in the festival

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