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Sabu Martinez

Sabu was recognized as a virtuoso percussionist at a young age. Playing for the major Latin and be-bop names as a teenager, it was not long before he teamed up with top jazz artists and created astounding Afro-Latin jazz. With his own group he recorded the two wildest “exotica” records ever. and he continued working for great stars in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Eventually he moved to Sweden, where he led a conga school, resumed making records, and contributed to top Latin, big band, pop, jazz, fusion, and funk groups.

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Discography

The Dalecarlia...
Not On Label (Sabu Orimo Self-released)
2009
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Maldito Primitivo...
Not On Label (Sabu Orimo Self-released)
2009
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Burned Sugar
Not On Label (Sabu Orimo Self-released)
2008
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Winds & Skins
Not On Label (Sabu Orimo Self-released)
2008
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Sabu's Jazz Espagnole
Not On Label (Sabu Orimo Self-released)
2001
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Sabu In Orbit
Not On Label (Sabu Orimo Self-released)
1997
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