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Omar Sosa Gets 'Kind Of' Blue

Watch the pianist perform 'Calling Eggun' in the Soundcheck studio.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Omar Sosa performs in the Soundcheck studio. Omar Sosa performs in the Soundcheck studio. (Amy Pearl / WNYC)

On his latest record, the Grammy-nominated composer and pianist Omar Sosa pays tribute to Miles Davis’ 1959 masterpiece Kind Of Blue, without including a single song from the original. Instead, the album, Eggun, is a tribute to the spirit of Davis. Hear Sosa talk about the new project -- and perform songs live in the studio.

On his latest album, the Grammy-nominated composer and pianist Omar Sosa pays tribute to Miles Davis’s 1959 masterpiece Kind of Blue -- without including a single song from the original. Instead, the album, called Eggun, is a tribute to the spirit of Davis – and we’ll find out more about the project in a moment. But, first let’s hear a song. It’s Omar Sosa, back in our studio with the piece “Calling Eggun,” live on Soundcheck.

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Omar Sosa

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