Summer Jazz Series – Sammy Figueroa & Mirella Costa
Wednesday, July 25 | 9:00 pm | Faena Theater
Legendary percussionist and two-time GRAMMY nominee Sammy Figueroa joins rising Brazilian jazz singer Mirella Costa on stage at Faena Theater for an exciting performance on July 25th as part of Faena’s second annual Summer Jazz Series.
Having played alongside some of music’s greatest stars, including David Bowie, Mariah Carey, Quincy Jones and more, Sammy Figueroa remains one of the world’s great percussionists whose talent spans genres and generations to present a rich trove of Latin, Brazilian and Venezuelan jazz virtuoso flair.
Figueroa, who boasts two GRAMMY nominations for “Best Latin Jazz Album,” will perform alongside up-and-coming songstress Mirella Costa. Recently awarded “Best New Artist of the Year” for her first solo record, “Minha Arca,” Costa has gained international acclaim for her inspired renditions of jazz classics and her own contemporary arrangements.
Faena Theater’s Summer Jazz Series is a five-month music event curated by GRAMMY-nominated producer Rachel Faro and hosted by Sammy Figueroa, with support from WDNA 99.9FM Radio. Among the many spectacular artists of this seasonal series are GRAMMY nominees Jazzmeia Horn and Christian Sands, and the prodigious Matthew Whitaker.
Tickets start at $45 and are available here and Ticketmaster.
Visit www.faenatheater.com or call +1 786 655 5600 to learn more.