Born in Madison’s Sister City, Camagüey, Cuba, Omar Sosa began his career studying percussion at the Escuela Nacional de Musica and then touring with his first band, Tributo. Starting in the 1990’s, Sosa began trotting around the globe, living in Quito, Palma de Mallorca, and San Francisco before finally settling down in Barcelona. He’s released a remarkable 30 albums since then, recording with a wide variety of jazz, Afro-Cuban and Latin artists, garnering seven Grammy nominations and a lifetime achievement award from the Smithsonian Institute. On Wednesday, September 21, Omar Sosa brings his new Quarteto Americanos to Madison’s Overture Center for a concert at the Capitol Theater. Omar Sosa spoke with Monday Buzz host Brian Standing on September 12, 2022.