GRAMMY Nomination for Manuel Valera – Piano Faculty Spring 2013

Manuel Valera, Piano faculty for our upcoming Spring 2013 semester gets nominated for a GRAMMY in the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, to be held February 2013.

His album ‘New Cuban Express’ gets nominated in the ‘Best Latin Jazz Album’ category. The album features Manuel Valera on Piano and Keyboards, Yosvanny Terry on Saxophone, Tom Guarana on Guitar, John Benitez on Bass, Eric Doob on Drums and Mauricio Herrera on Percussion.

Congratulations to Manuel Valera from the entire SAM family.

Below is a clip of the band playing ‘Upwards’ from the album.


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