Samuel Torres moved to the United States from his native Columbia in 1999 and has been an in-demand percussionist since that time. His touring and recording credits include Arturo Sandoval, Shakira, Paquito D'Rivera, Tito Puente, Ricky Martin, Jeff "Tain" Watts, and Chic Corea. On Episode 079, Samuel discusses his early years as a percussionist, his education, making the move to the United States, and his stellar new album, Alegria. His beautiful approach to traditional Afro-Latin percussion shines through in this highly educational interview.
September 25, 2019