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Omar Sosa & Pee Wee Ellis US Tour

The next Omar Sosa Quartet tour in the United States will feature R&B saxophone great Pee Wee Ellis (of James Brown and Van Morrison fame), together with drum & bass pioneer Marque Gilmore, and bassist Childo Tomas from Mozambique, scheduled for April 18 to May 7, 2006. This ensemble recently completed a highly successful run at Blue Note Tokyo in Japan. Omar Sosa has just received a BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music nomination 2006 in the Americas category, along with Ry Cooder, Seu Jorge, and Carlos Vives. Winners will be announced on Saturday, February 18 on a live edition of BBC Radio 3's World Routes program, and the Poll Winners Concert will take place at the Brixton Academy in London on Friday, April 7.

Omar Sosa's upcoming December 2005 tour in Europe, featuring percussionist Ang Diaz and bassist Childo Tomas, includes concerts in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Netherlands.



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