PAST SHOWS

Schuller's

05.24.18 |8 pm

Boston, MA US

PREMIER NEW CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA COMMISSION
Featuring: Alex Norris and Michael Rodriguez on Trumpets, Marshall Gilkes on Trombone, Joel Frahm, Will Vinson and Ivan Renta on Saxophones, Luis Perdomo on Piano, Rubén Rodriguez on Bass and Pablo Bencid on Drums

Aaron Davis Hall at Harlem's City College

05.18.18 |8pm

New York, NY US

WORLD PREMIER NEW CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA COMMISSION
Featuring: Alex Norris and Michael Rodriguez on Trumpets, Marshall Gilkes on Trombone, Joel Frahm, Will Vinson and Ivan Renta on Saxophones, Luis Perdomo on Piano, Rubén Rodriguez on Bass and Pablo Bencid on Drums

Schuller's

04.13.18 |8pm

Boston, MA US

With Hector Martignon

Club Bonafide

03.29.18 |730 pm

New York, NY US

Samuel Torres SEXTET

Mezzrow

03.21.18 |7pm

New York, NY US

with Hector Martignon's Trio

Club Bonafide

02.22.18 |730 pm

New York, NY US

Samuel Torres SEXTET

Fat Cat

01.26.18 |1030pm

New York, NY US

Salsa With Astoria Salsa Company

Club Bonafide

01.18.18 |730 pm

New York, NY US

SAMUEL TORRES LATIN JAZZ SEXTET w/ Ryan Keberle (Tbone), Tom Guarna (Guitar), Silvano Monasterios (Piano), Gaby Vivas (bass), Pablo Bencid (Drums)

TBA

12.17.17

Washington, US

w/ Benito Meza and Bridget Kibbey

Teatro Julio Mario Santodomingo

11.03.17 |7pm

Bogotá, CO

Soloist and Guest Composer with "Orquesta Nueva Filarmonía"

Lancaster

09.26.17 to 09.29.17

US

w/ chakala: Benito Meza (Clarinet), Bridget Kibbey (Harp), Samuel Torres (Perc.)

Bird's Basement

08.22.17 to 08.27.17

Melbourne, AU

Samuel Torres Sextet: Alex Norris (tp), Tom Guarna (gt), Silvano Monasterios (pn), Rubén Rodriguez (bs), Pablo Bencid (dr)

Terraza Seven

08.18.17 |930 Pm

Elmhurst , Queens, NY US

Samuel Torres Sextet: Alex Norris (tp), Tom Guarna (gt), Silvano Monasterios (pn), Rubén Rodriguez (bs), Pablo Bencid (dr)

Newport Jazz Festival

08.04.17 |tba

US

w/ Rodriguez Brothers

Canandaigua

07.18.17 to 07.23.17

US

w/ Bridget Kibbey on Harp and Benito Meza on Clarinet

Shapeshifter Lab

07.06.17 |8pm

Brooklyn, NY US

Samuel Torres Sextet, Alex Norris (tp), Tom Guarna (gt), Silvano Monasterios (pn), Rubén Rodriguez (bs), Pablo Bencid (dr)

Fat Cat

06.20.17 |9pm

US

Samuel Torres and ASTORIA SALSA COMPANY

Jazz Standard

05.30.17 |730 pm

NY, NY US

w/ Helen Sung Group

Bowery

04.05.17

New York, NY US

w/ Manu Koch and Filtron Astoria Roots

Florida Tour

02.23.17 to 02.26.17

Miami, Gainsville, US

w/ Max Pollak and RumbaTap

Club Bonafide STG Residency

02.16.17 |8 pm

New York, NY US

Monthly residency, new music every month

Club Bonafide

02.10.17 |8 pm

New York, NY US

w/ Max Pollak and RumbaTap

Terraza Seven

02.04.17 |930 pm

Elmhurst , Queens, NY US

w/ Manu Koch and Filtron Astoria Roots

St John's Lutheran Church - New Trio Ensemble

02.02.17 |730 pm

New York, NY US

ST Latin Jazz Trio with Tom Guarna on Guitar and Marshall Gilkes on Trombone

Dubai

01.28.17

Dubai, AE

w/ Prassana World Music Ensemble

DiMenna Center for The Arts - Chamber Music America Convention

01.15.17 |3 pm

New York, NY US

w/ Helen Sung Group

Drom

01.08.17 |8 pm

New York, NY US

w/ Max Pollak and RumbaTap

Terraza Seven

01.07.17 |930 Pm

Elmhurst , Queens, NY US

w/ Manuel Valera Quartet

Cozy Coffee

01.06.17 |8 pm

Bed Stuy Brooklyn , NY US

Latin American Trio with Maria Raquel on Vocals and Erik Kurimski on Guitar

Sidedoor Jazz club

09.30.16

Old Lyme, NY US

w/ Hector Martignon Foreing Affair

Club Bonafide

09.25.16

NYC, NY US

Samuel Torres Group Monthly Residency

Club Bonafide

08.25.16

NYC, NY US

Samuel Torres Group Monthly Residency

Providence

08.13.16

Providence, RI US

w/ Prassana

Smalls

08.01.16

NYC, US

w/ Helen Sung

Zappa Jazz Club

07.27.16

Hertzlia, US

Samuel Torres Group

Yaffo Nights Festival

07.23.16

Yaffo, IL

Samuel Torres Group

Terraza Seven

07.16.16 |830

Queens, NY US

w/ Maria Raquel: Vocals, Roman Lajara: Guitars, Ruben Rodriguez: Bass, Mauricio Zotarelli: Drums

Zinc Bar

07.12.16 |8pm

New York , US

ST Large Ensemble

Club Bonafide

06.22.16 |730 pm

New York , NY US

ST Group Monthly Residency at Club Bonafide, Ft: Alex Norris (Tp), Tom Guarna (Gt), Ricky Rodriguez (Bs), Pablo Bencid (Dr), TBA (Pn)

Club Bonafide

05.25.16 |730 pm

New York , US

ST Group Monthly Residency at Club Bonafide, Ft: Alex Norris (Tp), Tom Guarna (Gt), TBA (Bs), Pablo Bencid (Dr), TBA (Pn)

TBA

04.28.16

Miami, FL US

w/ Rodriguez Brothers

Auditorio Lunario

04.21.16 |8pm

Mexico City, MX

GALA PECUM, All Stars

Terraza Seven

04.09.16 |930 pm

Queens, NY US

w/ Peter Brainin's Latin Jazz Workshop

Club Bonafide

03.23.16 |730 pm

New York , NY US

ST Group Monthly Residency at Club Bonafide, Ft: Ryan Keberle (Tbn), Tom Guarna (Gt), Ricky Rodriguez (Bs), Pablo Bencid (Dr), TBA (Pn)

Fat Cat Jazz Club

03.01.16 |9 pm

New York , NY US

w/ Peter Brainin's Latin Jazz Workshop

Terraza Seven

02.27.16 |930 pm

Queens, NY US

ST New Sextet Featuring: Alex Norris (Tp), Tom Guarna (Gt), Manuel Valera (Pn), Ricky Rodriguez (Bs), Pablo Bencid (Dr)

Smoke Jazz Club

02.25.16 |8 pm

New York , NY US

w/ Manuel Valera Group

Smoke Jazz Club

02.24.16 |8 pm

New York , NY US

W/ Manuel Valera Group

ST group Showcase at MERIDIAN 23

01.14.16 |8 pm

NYC, NY US

APAP Showcase

Schuller's

12.18.15

Boston, MA US

with / Helen Sung

Jazz Gallery

12.17.15

NYC, US

with / Helen Sung

Samuel Torres Group @ Club BONAFIDE

12.13.15 |7 PM

New York , NY US

One set at this wonderful NEW jazz club in NYC

Universidad Javeriana

10.16.15

Bogotá, CO

Concierto Inaguración nuevo Edificio de la Facultad de Artes, invitado de la Orquesta de Cuerdas de la Javeriana y con JAZZ CAPITAL + HORNS

Medejazz - Plazoleta Gardel Aeropuerto Olaya Herrera

09.24.15 |TBA

Medellín, Antioquia CO

con JAZZ CAPITAL, proyecto con músicos residenciados en Bogotá

Jazz al Parque

09.19.15

Bogotá, CO

Guest Composer and Soloist with Bogotá Big Band

Teatro Cafam de Bellas Artes

09.17.15

Bogotá, CO

Guest Composer and Soloist with: Orquesta Sinfónica del Conservatorio de Música de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Director: Guerassim Voronkov
Bogotá Premier of "REGRESO" for Congas and Orchestra

Conservatorio Nacional

09.13.15 to 09.20.15

Bogotá, CO

Encuentro Latinoamericano, Clases Maestras e Invitado como Solista de la Orquesta del Conservatorio

Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santodomingo

09.13.15 |11am

Bogotá, CO

Guest Composer and Soloist with Bogotá Big Band

House Of Blues

09.10.15

Houston, TX US

w/ Lila Downs

House Of Blues

09.09.15

Dallas, TX US

w/ Lila Downs

Blue Note

08.28.15 |12:30 am

New York , NY US

w/ amazing Tap Dancer Kazunori Kumagai

Zinc Bar- CD Release Concert

08.12.15 |9pm

New York , NY US

"Forced Displacement" CD Release Concert in NYC with: Luis Perdomo (pn) Mike Rodriguez (tp), Will Vinson(sx), Noah Bless (tb), Ricky Rodriguez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr), Jonathan Gómez (Colombian Perc.)

Dizzy's Coca-Cola Jazz Club

08.06.15 |7:30pm

New York , NY US

w/ The Rodriguez Brothers

Dizzy's Coca-Cola Jazz Club

08.05.15 |7:30pm

New York , NY US

w/ The Rodriguez Brothers

1er Encuentro de Jazz - Xalapa

07.13.15 to 07.19.15

Xalapa , Veracruz MX

Talleres

Iridium Jazz Club

07.08.15 |8 pm

New York , NY US

w/ Manu Koch & Filtron M

Auditorio Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango

05.09.15

Bogotá, US

Samuel Torres Group CD RELEASE
w/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Yosvany Terry (sx), Marshall Gilkes (tb), Luis Perdomo (pn), Ricky Rodriguez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr), Juan Guillermo Aguilar (perc.)

Samuel Torres Group Colombia Tour - CD RELEASE

05.08.15

Santa Marta, Magdalena CO

w/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Yosvany Terry (sx), Marshall Gilkes (tb), Luis Perdomo (pn), Ricky Rodriguez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr), Juan Guillermo Aguilar (perc.)

Samuel Torres Group Colombia Tour - CD RELEASE

05.06.15

CARTAGENA, US

w/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Yosvany Terry (sx), Marshall Gilkes (tb), Luis Perdomo (pn), Ricky Rodriguez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr), Juan Guillermo Aguilar (perc.)

Teatro Julio Mario Santodomingo

05.03.15 |8 pm

Bogotá, CO

Worldwide Premier : OTELLO directed by Pedro Salazar - Music by Samuel Torres

Teatro Julio Mario Santodomingo

05.02.15 |8 pm

Bogotá, CO

Worldwide Premier : OTELLO directed by Pedro Salazar - Music by Samuel Torres

Dizzy's Coca-Cola Jazz Club

02.09.15

NYC, NY US

Allan Harris CD Release

Terraza Seven

01.17.15

Queens, NY US

Duet with Luisito Quintero

Terraza Seven

12.27.14 |9 pm

Queens, NY US

NEW PROJECT Duet with Venezuelan Percussionist Luisito Quintero

AGA KHAN MUSEUM

12.12.14

Toronto, CA

w/ Lara Bello and Eric Kurimski

Iridium Jazz Club

12.08.14 |8 pm

NYC, NY US

Manu Koch CD Release party

Why Not Jazz Club

12.01.14 |9pm

NYC, NY US

w/ Lara Bello, Leni Stern and Eric Kurimski

Kulturzentrum

09.28.14

Darmstad, Germany

ST Group with Manuel Valera (pn), Regis Molina (sx), Adinda Meertins (bs), Maria Raquel Vasquez (vc)

Jazzforum

09.27.14

Bayreuth, Germany

ST Group with Manuel Valera (pn), Regis Molina (sx), Adinda Meertins (bs), Maria Raquel Vasquez (vc)

A Trane

09.26.14

Berlin, Germany

ST Group with Manuel Valera (pn), Regis Molina (sx), Adinda Meertins (bs), Maria Raquel Vasquez (vc)

Teatro Metropolitano

09.04.14

Medellin, Colombia

Performing "Regreso" for Congas and Orchestra ( also my birthday !!!!!)

Greek Theater

08.22.14

Los Angeles

w/ Lila Downs

House Of Blues

08.19.14

San Diego

w/ Lila Downs

Sound Waves

07.24.14

Westport, NY

Duo with Manuel Valera

Jazzeando Uptown - Aaron Davis Hall - Harlem City College

07.17.14 |7 pm

NYC, NY

A Colombia Independence Concert - Samuel Torres Latin American Jazz Connection
Special Guests: Edmar Castañeda, Claudia Acuña, Gerardo Contino, Hector del Curto.
Featuring: Michael Rodriguez (tp), Joel Frahm (sx), Marshall Gilkes (tb), Manuel Valera (pn), Oscar Stagnaro (bs), Eric Doob (dr) and Luisito Quintero (perc)

Cornelia Street Cafe

07.13.14 |8 pm

NYC

Percussion - Duet with Manuel Valera

Side Door Jazz Club

12.06.13

Old Lyme, CT

Performing "Forced Displacement"

Teatro Bellas Artes

11.18.13

Barranquilla, Colombia

"Forced Displacement"
Michael Rodriguez (tp), Yosvany Terry(sx), Ryan Keberle (tb), Robert Rodriguez (pn), Diego Valdez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr) Juan Guillermo Aguilar (Perc.)

Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango - Samuel Torres Group

11.16.13

Bogotá, Colombia

"Forced Displacement"
Michael Rodriguez (tp), Yosvany Terry(sx), Ryan Keberle (tb), Robert Rodriguez (pn), Diego Valdez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr) Juan Guillermo Aguilar (Perc.)

Auditorio Fundadores - EAFIT

11.15.13

Medellin, Colombia

"Forced Displacement"
Michael Rodriguez (tp), Yosvany Terry(sx), Ryan Keberle (tb), Robert Rodriguez (pn), Diego Valdez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr) Juan Guillermo Aguilar (Perc.)

ZINC BAR

11.13.13

NYC

"Forced Displacement" Performance

Festival de Percusion de BARLOVENTO

10.07.13 to 10.14.13

Por Primera vez en Venezuela!!!!!!

Dizzy's Jazz Club

09.27.13 to 09.29.13

NYC

w/ Helen Sung

Rubin Museum / Jazz at the Himalayas - WORLDWIDE PREMIER - ST GROUP

09.20.13

NYC, NY

WORLD WIDE Premier of a new Piece, Grant award CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA - New Jazz WORKS

Chicago TOUR

09.12.13 to 09.15.13

w/ Ryan Cohan - The River

SUBCULTURE / ST SEXTET

07.09.13 |730 pm

New York, NY

W/ ALEX NORRIS (TP), YOSVANY TERRY (SX), MANUEL VALERA (PN), JOHN BENITEZ (BS) & LUDWIG AFONSO(DR)

Espace Hypérion - Festival D'eté de Quebec

07.05.13 |8 pm

Quebec City, Canada

A very special concert in Duet with Cuban Pianist Manuel Valera

Jazz am Hof

06.22.13

Fürstenzell, Germany

A-Trane

06.21.13

Berlin, Germany

The Zone

06.06.13

Tel-Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv Jazz Festival

05.30.13

Tel-Aviv, Israel

Samuel Torres Group

Reading PA

04.07.13

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Port Washington NY

04.06.13

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Schenectady NY

04.05.13

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Willmington DE

04.04.13

w/ Arturo Sandoval

JAPAN TOUR

03.25.13 to 04.03.13

w/ Hector Martignon, Armando Gola and Christos Rafalides

Jazz Alley

03.21.13 to 03.24.13

Seattle, WA

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Auditorio Philarmonie

03.16.13

w/ Berliner Symphoniker

Lilla Akademin

03.13.13 to 03.18.13

Stockholm, Sweden

ST will be giving workshops and will perform as a guest of the student's ensemble on March 18

Tbilisi Concert Hall

03.08.13 |7 pm

Tbilisi, Georgia

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Vatroslav Lisinski

03.05.13 |8 pm

Zagreb, Croatia

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival Colston Hall

03.03.13 |9 pm

Bristol, UK

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Ronnie Scotts

03.02.13 |8:30 & 11:15 pm

London, UK

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Ronnie Scotts

03.01.13 |8:30 & 11:15 pm

London, UK

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Ronnie Scotts

02.28.13 |8:30 & 9:40 pm

London, UK

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Ronnie Scotts

02.27.13 |8:30 & 9:40 pm

London, UK

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Hotel Bayerischer Hof

02.26.13 |9 pm

Munich, Germany

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Forum Kloster

02.24.13 |8 pmm

Gleisdorf , Austria

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Gazarte

02.23.13 |10:15 pm

Athens, Greece

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Gazarte

02.22.13 |10:15 pm

Athens, Greece

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Samuel Torres @ Auditorio Parco della musica)

11.09.12

Rome, Italy

performing "CIUDAD OCULTA" Concerto for 8 congas and Symphony Orchestra

Samuel Torres Yaounde @ Queens Town Hall

10.13.12

Flushing, NY

Delaware University

10.11.12

Delaware, DE

Performing my own composition "Ciclica" for congas, cajon and String orchestra with the Delaware university Orchestra

CHIGAGO

09.27.12 to 10.03.12

Chicago, IL

Ryan Cohen project ; THE RIVER, Concerts and Recording

Samuel Torres Group @ EAFIT Jazz week

09.21.12

Medellin, Colombia

ST Group FT: Joel Frahm (sx), Alex Norris (tp), Luis Perdomo (pn), Diego Valdes (bs) and Juan Guillermo Aguilar (dr)

Samuel Torres Cuarteto @ ZINC BAR

09.17.12 |8pm

NYC, NY

Samuel Torres Yaounde @ Terraza

09.13.12 |930pm

queens, NY

Samuel Torres @ Jazz al Parque

09.07.12 to 09.09.12

Bogota, Colombia

Special Guest as a soloist and composer with the Bogota Big Band, a new piece will be premiered for this ocassion

Samuel Torres Cuarteto @ Dokkhuset

08.17.12

Trondheim , Norway

Samuel Torres Cuarteto @ Kulture Fest

08.17.12

Stockholm, Sweden

Samuel Torres Cuarteto in Tel -Aviv

07.23.12

Tel-Aviv, Israel

Dizzy's Jazz Club

06.26.12 to 06.30.12

NYC, NY

Late Sets with Hector Martignon

Highline Ballroom

06.11.12

NYC, NY

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Ridgeville

06.10.12

CT

w/ Arturo Sandoval

DROM

05.24.12 |7pm

NYC, NY

Lara Bello USA CD Release Concert

Blues Alley

05.10.12 to 05.13.12

Washington, DC

w/ Arturo Sandoval

Shape Shifter Lab

05.03.12 |9pm

Park Slope / Brooklyn, NY

Samuel Torres NEW Quartet with Michael Rodriguez (tp) Robert Rodriguez (pn) and Ricky Rodriguez (bs)

Clermond- Ferrand

04.20.12

France

Michael Simon meets Samuel Torres

Rotterdam

04.12.12

Rotterdam, Holland

Michael Simon meets Samuel Torres

Switzerland

03.31.12 |9pm

Switzerland

w/ Hector Martignon

Sala Galileo

03.30.12 |9pm

Madrid, Spain

w/ Lara Bello

Teatro Isabel La Catolica

03.22.12 |8pm

Granada, Spain

w/ Lara Bello CD Release Concert

A-trane

03.13.12 |8pm

Berlin, Germany

Samuel Torres Ibero-American project Featuring: Lara Bello

Cave 61 Jazzclub

03.10.12 |8pm

Heilbronn, Germany

Samuel Torres Ibero-American project Featuring: Lara Bello

Kulturentrum Bessunger Knabenschule

03.09.12 |8pm

Darmstad, Germany

Samuel Torres Ibero-American project Featuring: Lara Bello

CANADA Concerts

03.02.12 to 03.04.12

w/ Arturo Sandoval

United Nations

02.28.12 |8pm

NYC

w/ Angelique Kidjo

Phillip Glass Festival TUNE IT @ Park Armory

02.26.12 |2pm

NYC, NY

Special Duet with Master Composer and Pianist TANIA LEON

Terraza Seven Train

02.22.12 |930pm

Queens, NY

w/ Marta Topferova

Son Havana

02.16.12 |8pm

Medellin

Samuel Torres y su grupo: Acompañado por Juancho Valencia, Mayte Montele, Jose Tobon y Juan Guillermo "Cosito" Aguilar

Universidad EAFIT

02.15.12 |10am- 12pm

Medellin, Colombia

Taller de Arreglos en Jazz Latino

Universidad EAFIT

02.14.12 |4pm-6pm

Medellin, Colombia

Taller De Ensamble de Jazz Latino

Universidad EAFIT

02.14.12 |10 am - 12pm

Medellin, Colombia

Taller de Percusión

Samuel Torres NUEVO CUARTETO - ZINC BAR

12.13.11 |8 pm and 10 pm Sets

NYC, NY

New music written for Quartet : TBA (piano), Michael Rodriguez (Trumpet) Ricky Rodriguez (Bass), Samuel Torres (Percussion)

Mansion House - London

11.21.11

London, UK

CIUDAD OCULTA : Concerto for 8 Congas and Orchestra w/ London City Orchestra

Iridium & Sculler's

11.09.11 to 11.13.11

NY and Boston

w/ Arturo Sandoval

ST Group @ Le Poisson Rouge

10.23.11

NY, NY

Encuentro de Musicos Colombianos

Montreal Drum Festival

10.22.11

Montreal, Canada

Solo Performance

Terraza Live - ST Group

10.19.11 |930pm

Queens, NY

China Tour

09.16.11 to 09.18.11

Beijing, China

w/ Lara Bello Trio

Teatro Municipal Enrique Buenaventura

09.09.11

Cali, Colombia

CIUDAD OCULTA : Concerto for 8 congas and Orchestra with Filarmonica de Cali,

Festival MEDEJAZZ

09.07.11

Medellin, Colombia

Sigurajazz y los Reyes del Ritmo : Giovanni Hidalgo, "el Negro" Hernandez & Samuel Torres

A-Trane / ST Group All Week Residence

08.30.11 to 09.03.11 |8pm

Berlin, Germany

5 nights with Samuel Torres and Lara Bello (Vc), Marshall Gilkes (Tb), Niko Meinhold (Pn), Sergio Gomez (Bs)

Catskils

08.13.11

Catskills, NY

duet with Cristina Altamura, "Pieza" for Congas and Piano - World Premiere

Millenium Park

08.11.11

Chicago, IL

w/ Ryan Cohan

Jazz a Vienne - Theatre Antique

07.13.11 |All Night Long

Vienne, France

Samuel Torres Group from NY joins La Matanga from Lyon
Featuring: Jaime Salazar (vc), Alex Norris (tp), Peter Brainin (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Ricky Rodriguez (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Jazz a Vienne - Club de Minuit

07.12.11 |11:30 pm

Vienne, France

Special Guest w/ Jaime Salazar Latin Jam Session

Terraza Cafe

06.22.11 |8:30 pm

Elmhurst, Queens- NY, NY

Samuel Torres Group

Terraza Cafe

06.16.11 |8:30 pm

Elmhurst, Queens- NY, NY

w/ Edy Martinez Quartet

Zinc bar

06.15.11 |9pm

NY, NY

Samuel Torres Group - Featuring: Alex Norris (tp), Peter Brainin (sx) , Luis Perdomo (pn), Ricky Rodriguez (bs) & Ludwig Afonso (dr)

Guitar Center

06.14.11 |7pm

Nashville, TN

Solo Performance

Queens Library - Jamaica

06.05.11 |3 pm

Jamaica - Queens, NY

w/ Sofia Rei

Terraza Cafe

06.02.11 |8:30 pm

Elmhurst, Queens- NY

w/ Edy Martinez Quartet

Auditorio Pablo VI - Universidad javeriana

03.04.11 |7pm

Bogotá, Colombia

w/ Lara Bello Cuarteto

Banco de la República - Pereira

03.01.11

Pereira, Colombia

Samuel Torres Group Featuring: Lara Bello on vocals w/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Peter Brainin (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Diego Valdés (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Universidad Nacional - Manizales

02.28.11

Manizales, Colombia

Samuel Torres Group Featuring: Lara Bello on vocals w/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Peter Brainin (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Diego Valdés (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Auditorio Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango

02.26.11 |7:30pm

Bogotá, Colombia

Samuel Torres Group Featuring: Lara Bello on vocals w/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Peter Brainin (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Diego Valdés (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Samuel Torres Group @ Fonda Boricua Lounge

02.17.11 |9pm

NYC, NY

w/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Peter Brainin (sx), Luis Perdomo (pn), John Benitez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr), Lara Bello (vc)

Terraza Cafe

02.09.11 |9pm

Elmhurst, Queens- NY, NY

Lara Bello Trio

Terraza Cafe

01.29.11 |8:30 pm

Elmhurst, Queens- NY, NY

Edmar Castañeda & Samuel Torres DUET

Zinc bar

01.13.11 |10 pm

NY, NY

Samuel Torres Group w/ Alex Norris (tp), Peter Brainin (sx), Luis Perdomo (pn), John Benitez (bs), Ludwig Afonso (dr)

Terraza Cafe

01.05.11 |9pm

Elmhurst, Queens- NY, NY

Lara Bello trio w/ JC Malliard

Samuel Torres Group @ Otto Braun Hall

12.15.10 |8pm

Berlin, Germany

Auditorio Leon de Greiff

11.19.10 to 11.20.10 |7pm y 4 pm

Bogotá, Colombia

Premier mundial: "Ciudad Oculta" Concierto para 8 Congas y Orquesta:
Con la Filarmónica de Bogotá, Ricardo Jaramillo Director

Samuel Torres CLINIC @ PASIC

11.11.10 |11 am

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Convention Center - Room 109

Masterclass in CADIZ

11.06.10 |12pm

Cadiz, Spain

Spanish Cultural Week in GABON - West Central AFRICA

11.03.10

Libreville, Gabon

Lara Bello Trio with Angel Andrés Muños (piano) and Samuel Torres (percussion)

Samuel Torres Group @ Teatro Julio Mario Santodomingo

10.21.10

Bogotá, Colombia

Aniversario Fundación Mazda

55 Bar

09.23.10 |10 pm

NY, NY

Jamming

Zinc bar

09.21.10 |7:30pm

NY, NY

w/ Lara Bello

Samuel Torres Septet @ Lake George Jazz Festival

09.19.10 |6 pm

Lake George, NY

w/ Alex Norris (tp), Noah Bless (tb), Joel Frahm (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Ludwig Alfonso (dr)

Samuel Torres Septet @ ZINC BAR

09.16.10

NY, NY

w/ Alex Norris (tp), Noah Bless (tb), Joel Frahm (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Ludwig Alfonso (dr)

Samuel Torres Septet @ ZINC BAR

09.15.10 |9pm

NY, NY

w/ Alex Norris (tp), Noah Bless (tb), Joel Frahm (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Ludwig Alfonso (dr)

Barge Music

09.09.10

Brooklyn, NY

w/ Pianist Helen Sung

Teatro Melico Salazar

09.04.10

San Jose, Costa Rica

w/ Lila Downs

Teatro Melico Salazar

09.03.10

San Jose, Costa Rica

w/ Lila Downs

Teatro Metropolitano

09.01.10

Medellin, Colombia

w/ Lila Downs

Teatro Jorge Elicer Gaitan

08.31.10

Bogotá, Colombia

w/ Lila Downs

Teatro Jaime Laredo

08.28.10

La Paz, Bolivia

w/ Lila Downs

Teatro Nescafé de las Artes

08.26.10

Santiago , Chile

w/ Lila Downs

Auditorio Sodre

08.23.10

Montevideo, Uruguay

W/ Lila Downs

Talleres de Percusion - Escuela Fernando Sor

08.13.10 to 08.20.10

Bogotá, Colombia

contactar A la Escuela Fernando Sor para mas información

Fat Cat

08.10.10 |9pm

NY, NY

Latin Jazz with the legendary Andy Gonzales, Steve Berrios, Peter Brainin, and others

Damasco Jazz Festival

07.10.10 to 07.14.10

Damasco, Siria

with Lara Bello Trio

III Congreso Iberoamericano de Cultura

07.03.10 |2pm

Medellin, Colombia

Clases Magistrales

III Congreso Iberoamericano de Cultura

07.02.10 |2pm

Medellin, Colombia

Clases Magistrales

Encounter of Colombian Musicians in NYC - Museo del Barrio

06.19.10 |9:50 pm

NY

w/ Lara Bello, Jason Linder and Ludwig Alfonso

Samuel Torres Group @ ZINC BAR

06.15.10

NY

w/ Lara Bello (Vc), Alex Norris (tp), Joel Frahm (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), John Benitez (bs), Ludwig Alfonso (dr)

Festival Tamborimba

06.08.10 to 06.12.10

Cali, Colombia

Concierto y Clases Magistrales

St Louis

05.01.10

St Louis, MO

w / Lila Downs

Chicago

04.30.10

Chicago, IL

w Lila Downs

SAMUEL TORRES "Yaoundé"CD RELEASE CONCERT - at DROM NYC

04.28.10 |7pm

NYC, NY

Also appering that night THE CURTIS BROTHERS
w/ Manuel Valera, John Benitez, Michael Rodriguez

City Winery

04.18.10

NYC, NY

w/ Lila Downs

City Winery

04.17.10

NYC, NY

w/ Lila Downs

Rotterdam, Venue TBA

04.15.10

Rotterdam, Holland

Michael Simon & Samuel Torres Project

Rotterdam Conservatory

04.13.10 |10 am

Rotterdam, Holland

Clinic

Rotterdam Conservatory

04.12.10 |10 am

Rotterdam, Holland

Clinic

Kulturentrum Bessunger Knabenschule

04.09.10 |8pm

Darmstadt, Germany

w/ Chritstoph Titz: Trumpet, Niko Meinhold: Piano, Checho Gomez: Bass & Javier Reyes: Drums

A- Trane - Samuel Torres Group

04.08.10 |8pm

Berlin, Germany

w/ Chritstoph Titz: Trumpet, Niko Meinhold: Piano, Checho Gomez: Bass & Javier Reyes: Drums

Alcatraz

04.04.10 |8pm

Budapest, Hungary

Special Guest with Richard Revesz Group

Samuel Torres Percussion Masterclass

04.03.10 |4pm

Budapest, Hungary

Contact:
Takács Márton : percmarci@gmail.com

Castell de Peralada - SAMUEL TORRES GROUP

04.02.10 |9:30pm

Peralada - Catalunya, Spain

w/ Raynald Colon : Trumpet, Rai Ferrer: Bass & Alber Bover: Piano

Castell de Peralada - SAMUEL TORRES GROUP

04.01.10 |9:30pm

Peralada - Catalunya, Spain

w/ Raynald Colon : Trumpet, Rai Ferrer: Bass & Alber Bover: Piano

Libertad 8

03.18.10

Madrid, Spain

with Lara Bello

Leganes

03.13.10

Leganes, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Cordoba

03.12.10

Cordoba, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Malaga

03.10.10

Malaga, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Barcelona

03.05.10

Barcelona, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP @ X Q BEAT - Festival Integral de Percusiones

01.29.10 |10:30 pm

Valls/Tarragona, Spain

Presentacion del Nuevo disco YAOUNDE en ESpaña

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP at LA FONDA BORICUA

01.22.10

NY, NY

Join us at this great place for music and Purtorrican Food in the Spanish Harlem

NAMM SHOW

01.14.10 to 01.17.10

Anaheim, CA

Going Sponsored By LATIN PERCUSSION

Thelonius jazz Club

01.09.10

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hector Martignon, Armando Gola, Samuel Torres TRIO

Thelonius jazz Club

01.08.10

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hector Martignon, Armando Gola, Samuel Torres TRIO

Providencia Jazz Festival /Chile

01.05.10

Santiago, Chile

w/ Hector Martignon

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP NEW YEARS CELEBRATION AT THE ZINC BAR

12.31.09

NY, NY

Featuring : Lara Bello on Vocals

Jazz Standard

12.23.09

NT, NY

Special guest with Edmar Castañeda Trio

Jazz Standard

12.22.09

Special guest with Edmar Castañeda Trio

Blue Owl

12.20.09 |8 PM

NY, NY

w/ Lara Bello

Jazz Gallery

12.16.09

NY, NY

w/ Sofia Rei Koutsovitis

Jazz Gallery

12.15.09

NY, NY

w/ Sofia Rei Koutsovitis

Teatro Isabel La Catolica - Granada

11.11.09

Granada, Spain

With Lara Bello - CD RELEASE "Niña Pez"

Anaheim

10.25.09

Anaheim, CA

w/ Lila Downs

Hollywood

10.24.09

Hollywood, CA

w/ Lila Downs

San Diego

10.22.09

San Diego, CA

w/ Lila Downs

Samuel Torres Group at the ZINc bar

10.15.09 |9 pm

New York , NY

Featuring: Taylos Haskins (Trumpet), Noah Bless (Tromone), Osmany Paredes (Piano), Carlos Henderson (Bass), Ernesto Simpson (Drums)

Samuel Torres Group at the ZINc bar

10.14.09 |9 pm

New York , NY

Featuring: Taylos Haskins (Trumpet), Noah Bless (Tromone), Osmany Paredes (Piano), Carlos Henderson (Bass), Ernesto Simpson (Drums)

Messiah College

09.11.09

Grantham, PA

w/ Tim Warfileld Organ Group

Chicago

08.30.09

Chicago, IL

w/ Lila Downs

Outside Lands

08.29.09

San Francisco, CA

w/ Lila Downs

St Monica Pier

08.27.09

Los Angeles, CA

w/ Lila Downs

Denver

08.24.09

Denver

w/ Lila Downs

Joe's Pub

08.21.09

New York , NY

Special Guest at E.J Strickland CD Release Concert

Spain Tour with Sofia Rei Koutsovitis

07.12.09 to 07.25.09

Barcelona plus others

i'll be performing with Argentinian singer Sofia Rei Koutsovitis

Samuel Torres Group at the ZINc bar

06.25.09

New York , NY

European Tour with Lila Downs

05.05.09 to 06.12.09

Spain, Germany, Greece, Switzwerland

Samuel Torres Group at the ZINc bar

04.23.09

New York , NY

Ft: Taylor Haskins (tp), Dana Leong (tbone), Manuel Valera (Keys), Ricky Rodriguez (A.bass), Mauricio Herrera (Percussion)

US Tour with Lila Downs

03.20.09 to 04.18.09

Californica, Texas, NY

Samuel Torres World Percussion Jazz Ensemble at La Fonda Boricua

02.05.09 |9pm

NY, NY

Hello Friends this is a new project featuring percussionists : Gilmar Gomez from Salvador do Bahia - Brasil and Yayo Serka from Chile, and me from Colombia, with us will be Manuel Valera on Keyboards, Carlos Henderson on Electric Bass . Hope ot see you there
East 106 street ( bet Lex and 3rd ) NY, NY 9 pm

The New Zinc Bar/ SAMUEL TORRES GROUP

01.28.09 |9 pm

NY, NY

The New Zinc Bar/ SAMUEL TORRES GROUP

01.27.09 |9 pm

NY, NY

Chile

01.23.09

w/ Lila Downs

Punta del Este Jazz Festival / Samuel Torres - Hugo Faturroso DUET

01.19.09 to 01.20.09

Punta del Este, Uruguay

more artists TBA

Providencia Jazz Festival /Chile

01.15.09

Chile

w/ Claudia Acuña

(Le) Poisson Rouge

01.10.09 |6 pm

NY, NY

w/ Claudia Acuña

Cachaca JAZz CLUB in NYC / Samuel Torres Quartet

01.09.09 |7:30pm

NY

Featuring a new Project with: Armando Gola on bass, Robert Rodriguez on Piano, from Brasil: Gilmar Gomez on Percussion and Samuel on Percussion

Recording NEW CD / coming out on 2009!!

12.27.08 to 12.29.08

New York Historical Society

12.19.08 |6:30 pm

New York , NY

The Samuel Torres Group
Ft: Michael Rodriguez, Xavier Perez, Osmany Paredez, John Benitez and Ludwig Alfonso
Friday, December 19, 2008 at 6:30 pm
The New York Historical Society - SOUNDS OF THE CITY concert series
170 Central Park West New York, NY 10024
Free concert

The New-York Historical Society presents a new concert series highlighting New York's musical history-makers, past and present. This seven concert series features composers and performers who have defined, and are currently defining, New York's musical profile and encompasses music from across the spectrum of classical and popular musical genres.

South American Tour with Lila Downs

11.26.08 to 12.07.08

European Tour With Lila Dows

10.27.08 to 11.23.08

Blue Note Tokyo

10.15.08 to 10.19.08

Tokyo, Japan

w/ Richard Bona

Special Guest with Adam Wendt Power Set - Poland

09.25.08 to 09.29.08

Glogow and more to come, Poland

Concurso de Percusion Latina

09.15.08 to 09.18.08

Bogota

Jurado del Concurso organizado por la Alcaldia de Bogota y la Orquesta Filarmonica

Jazz Al Parque - SAMUEL TORRES and NYC All STars / Homenaje a EDY MARTINEZ

09.14.08

Bogota, Colombia

Samuel Torres (percusion) , Jeff"Tain"Watts (bateria), Brian Lynch (trompeta), Joel Frahm (saxofon), John Benitez (bajo), Ralph Irizarry (timbal), Manuel Valera (piano), INVITADOS: EDY MARTINEZ (piano), Orlando Barreda (Trompeta), Edilberto Lievano (Trombon), Alvaro Diaz (Trombon)

Barranquijazz - SAMUEL TORRES and NYC All STars / Homenaje a EDY MARTINEZ

09.13.08

Barranquilla, Colombia

Samuel Torres (percusion) , Jeff"Tain"Watts (bateria), Brian Lynch (trompeta), Joel Frahm (saxofon), John Benitez (bajo), Ralph Irizarry (timbal), Manuel Valera (piano), INVITADOS: EDY MARTINEZ (piano), Orlando Barreda (Trompeta), Edilberto Lievano (Trombon), Alvaro Diaz (Trombon)

Clases Magistrales Escuela Fernando Sor

09.11.08 to 09.12.08

Bogota, Colombia

Festival de Jazz de Manizales- SAMUEL TORRES and NYC All STars / Homenaje a EDY MARTINEZ

09.10.08

Manizales, Colombia

Samuel Torres (percusion) , Jeff"Tain"Watts (bateria), Brian Lynch (trompeta), Joel Frahm (saxofon), John Benitez (bajo), Ralph Irizarry (timbal), Manuel Valera (piano), INVITADOS: EDY MARTINEZ (piano), Orlando Barreda (Trompeta), Edilberto Lievano (Trombon), Alvaro Diaz (Trombon)

Clase Magistral Escuela Fernando Sor

09.09.08

Bogota, Colombia

Festival de Jazz de Medellin - SAMUEL TORRES and NYC All STars / Homenaje a EDY MARTINEZ

09.08.08

Medellin, Colombia

Samuel Torres (percusion) , Jeff"Tain"Watts (bateria), Brian Lynch (trompeta), Joel Frahm (saxofon), John Benitez (bajo), Ralph Irizarry (timbal), Manuel Valera (piano), INVITADOS: EDY MARTINEZ (piano), Orlando Barreda (Trompeta), Edilberto Lievano (Trombon), Alvaro Diaz (Trombon)

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT SEQUOIA. Pier 17, South Street Seaport

08.28.08 |7:30 to 11pm

New York, NY

Benefit concert for ARTERED
Established in January 2008, ARTERED’s mission is to develop and support educational-art oriented programs in Latin America for children in order to address the issue of violence. The organization’s main focus is to give the children an opportunity to express their inner emotions through creative art programs while providing a safe environment that nurtures and supports their creativity. In New York City ARTERED focuses in building a network of artists who want to contribute with their talent and ideas toward the development of the organizations.

Celebrate Brooklyn

08.08.08

Brooklyn, NY

w/ Lila Downs

Mexico City

07.30.08 to 07.31.08

Mexico city

w/ Richard Bona

Zaragoza

07.26.08

Zaragoza, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Madrid

07.23.08

Madrid, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Perrelada

07.19.08

Perrelada, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ZINC BAR

07.10.08 |9:30 PM

New York, NY

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ZINC BAR

07.09.08 |9:30 PM

New York, NY

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ZINC BAR

07.08.08 |9:30 PM

New York, NY

Lorrach

07.04.08

Germany

w/ Lila Downs

Karlsruhe

07.02.08

Karlsruhe, Germany

w/ Lila Downs

Vienna Jazz Festival

06.30.08

Vienna, Austria

w/ Lila Downs

Rochester

06.14.08

Rochester, NY

w/ Richard Bona

Harmony Festival

06.07.08

Santa Rosa, CA

w/ Lila Downs

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT CACHASA

05.22.08 |10 pm

New York, NY

W/ Michael Rodriguez (tp), Xavier Peres (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Armando Gola (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Ghana

05.16.08 to 05.17.08

Ghana

w/ Richard Bona

Centrum Kultury i Sztuki

05.09.08

Tczew, Poland

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Klub "Poklad"

05.08.08

Gdynia, Poland

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Centrum Kultury

05.07.08

Koszalin, Poland

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Centrum Kultury

05.06.08

Pabianice, Poland

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Studio im. Agnieszki Osieckiej

05.04.08

Warsaw, Poland

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Stara Lesna

05.03.08

Stara Lesna, Slovakia

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Festival - Zakopane Jazz Spring

05.02.08

Zakopane, Poland

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Centrum Kultury

05.01.08

Malbork, Poland

Special Guest with Polish sax player Adam Wendt and his group

Basel

04.29.08

Basel, Switzerland

W/ Richard Bona Group

Trondheim

04.26.08

Trondheim, Norway

w/ Richard Bona Group

Bergen

04.25.08

Bergen, Norway

w/ Richard Bona Group

Utrecht

04.23.08

Utrecht, Netherlands

w/ Richard Bona Group

Amsterdam

04.22.08

Amsterdam, Netherlands

w/ Richard Bona Group

Groningen

04.21.08

Groningen, Netherlands

w/ Richard Bona Group

Dunkers Kulturhus

04.19.08

Helsinborg, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona Group

Royal Theatre

04.18.08

Copenhagen, Denmark

w/ Richard Bona Group

Stockholm

04.16.08 to 04.17.08

Stockholm, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona Group

Quasimodo

04.12.08

Berlin, Germany

w/ Richard Bona Group

Dortmund

04.11.08

Dortmund, Germany

w/ Richard Bona Group

CentralStation

04.10.08

Darmstadt, Germany

w/ Richard Bona Group

Munich

04.09.08

Munich, Germany

w/ Richard Bona Group

Pecs

04.07.08

Pecs, Hungary

w/ Richard Bona Group

Grande Synthe

04.05.08

Grande Synthe, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Maromme

04.04.08

Maromme, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

04.03.08

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

w/ Richard Bona Group

Paris Bataclan

03.31.08

Paris, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

London

03.30.08

London, UK

w. Richard Bona Group

Agen

03.29.08

Agen , France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Blois

03.28.08

Blois, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Courbevoie

03.27.08

Courbevoie, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Montpellier

03.26.08

Montepellier, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Nice

03.25.08

Nice, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Saint-Denis de La Reunion

03.21.08 to 03.22.08

Reunion Islands

w/ Richard Bona Group

Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro-Corferias

03.12.08

Bogota, Colombia

Con El grupo de Lila Downs

European Tour With HECTOR MARTIGNON

03.05.08 to 03.16.08

Switzerland and Germany

Dates to be confirmed

Perlman Theater/Kimmel Center

03.01.08

Philadelphia, PA

w/ Richard Bona Group

Edmar Castañeda - Samuel Torres Duet at DROM / NYC

02.12.08 |8pm

NY, DE

Very special performance of Colombian and classical harp with congas, cajon. percussion!!!!!!

SAMUEL TORRES ALL STAR GROUP AT BLUE NOTE / NYC

02.04.08 |8:pm

New York, NY USA

Festuring an All Star Group: Marta Gomez (vocal), Brian Lynch ( Trumpet), Joel Frahm (Sax), Manuel Valera (Piano and Keyboards), Ricky Rodriguez (Bass), Jeff "Tain" Watts (drums), Ralph irizarry (Timbal)

ZINC BAR - SAMUEL TORRES GROUP

01.24.08 |9:30 pm

New York, NY

ZINC BAR - SAMUEL TORRES GROUP

01.23.08 |9:30 pm

New York, NY

ZINC BAR - SAMUEL TORRES GROUP

01.22.08 |9:30 pm

New York, NY

W/ Xavier Perez(sx.),Taylor Haskins (tp), Manuel Valera (key), Armando Gola (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Rio de Janeiro

12.08.07

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

w/ Richard Bona

Recife

12.07.07

Recife, Brazil

w/ Richard Bona

Rio das Ostras

12.06.07

Rio das Ostras, Brazil

w/ Richard Bona

Sao Paulo

12.05.07

Sao Paulo, Brazil

w/ Richard Bona

Sao Paulo

12.04.07

Sao Paulo, Brazil

w/ Richard Bona

Santiago De Chile

12.01.07

Santiago de Chile, Chile

w/ Richard Bona

Buenos Aires

11.30.07

Buenos Aires, Argentina

w/ Richard Bona

Montevideo

11.28.07

Montevideo, Uruguay

w/ Richard Bona

Talavera de la Reina

11.24.07

Talalvera de la Reina, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Albacete

11.23.07

Albacete, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Cuenca

11.20.07

Cuenca, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Madrid

11.19.07

Madrid, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Pontevedra

11.17.07

Pontevedra, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Toledo

11.16.07

Toledo, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Guadalajara

11.11.07

Guadalajara, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Barcelona

11.10.07

Barcelona, Spain

w/ Richard Bona

Jerez

11.09.07

Jerez, Spain

w/ Lila Downs

Madrid

11.08.07

Madrid, Spain

w/ Richard Bona

Malaga

11.07.07

Malaga, Spain

w/ Richard Bona

Vilnius

11.05.07

Vilnius, Lithuania

w/ Richard Bona

Gdynia

11.04.07

Gdynia, Poland

w/ Richard Bona

Koszalin

11.03.07

Koszalin, Poland

w/ Richard Bona

Vienna

11.02.07

Vienna, Austria

w/ Richard Bona

Vienna

11.01.07

Vienna, Austria

w/ Richard Bona

Innsbruck

10.31.07

Innsbruck, Austria

w/ Richard Bona

Goteborg

10.29.07

Goteborg, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona

Vara

10.28.07

Vara, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona

Umea

10.27.07

Umea, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona

Prerov

10.25.07

Prerov, Poland

w/ Richard Bona

Prague

10.24.07

Prague, Czech Republic

w/ Richard Bona

Brno

10.23.07

Brno, Czech Republic

w/ Richard Bona

Ostrava

10.22.07

Ostrava, Czech Republic

w/ Richard Bona

Wroclaw

10.21.07

Wroclaw, Poland

w/ Richard Bona

Ostrow

10.20.07

Ostrow, Poland

w/ Richard Bona

Gorzow

10.19.07

Gorzow, Poland

w/ Richard Bona

Budapest

10.18.07

Budapest, Hungary

w/ Richard Bona

Liebnitz

10.17.07

Liebnitz, Austria

w/ Richard Bona

Beaucourt

10.16.07

Beaucourt, France

w/ Richard Bona

Les Mureaux

10.13.07

Les Mureaux, France

w/ Richard Bona

Les Lilas

10.12.07

Les Lilas, France

w/ Richard Bona

Neuilly

10.11.07

Neuilly, France

w/ Richard Bona

Boulogne

10.11.07

Boulogne, France

w/ Richard Bona

London

10.09.07

London, UK

w/ Richard Bona

Tondella

10.06.07

Tondella, Portugal

w/Richard Bona

Las Palmas

10.05.07

Las Palmas, Canary Islands

w/ Richard Bona

Zinc Bar

10.03.07

New York, NY

w/Richard Bona

Zinc Bar

10.02.07

New York, NY

w/ Richard Bona

Ville-la-Grand

09.15.07

Ville-la-Grand, France

w/ Richard Bona

Teatro Amira de La Rosa

09.13.07

Barranquilla, Colombia

w. Richard Bona

Teatro Municipal

09.12.07

Cali, Colombia

w/ Richard Bona

Teatro Fundadores

09.11.07

Manizales, Colombia

w/ Richard Bona

Teatro Metropoltano

09.07.07

Medellin, Colombia

w? Richard Bona

Bremen Music Festival

09.01.07

Bremen, Germany

w/ CARIBBEAN JAZZ PROJECT AND PAQUITO D'RIVERA

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT BLUE NOTE / NYC

08.26.07 |2 sets at 12:30pm and 2:30pm

New York, NY

At the Caliente Sunday Brunch Series, Ft:Yosvany Terry (sx.), Sofia Koutsovitis (vc.), Manuel Valera (pn.) John Benitez (bs.), Obed Calvarie (dr.)

SAMUEL TORRES LATIN JAZZ SEPTET AT JONES BEACH/NYC

08.12.07 |7pm

Jones Beach, NY

Colombian night at Jones Beach in Long Island, sharing with Folklore Urbano

Battery Park

08.07.07 to 08.08.07

New York, NY

w/ Lila Downs

Montreal

08.05.07

Montreal, Canada

w/ Lila Downs

Albuqueque

07.27.07 to 07.28.07

Albuqueque, NM

w/ Richard Bona Group

Meze

07.21.07

France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Juan-les-Pins

07.20.07

Juan-les-Pins, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Aix-en-Provence

07.19.07

Aix-en-Provence, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

London

07.18.07

London, UK

w/ Richard Bona Group

Niort

07.17.07

Niort, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Ghent

07.15.07

Ghent, Brussels

w/ Richard Bona Group

Torun

07.14.07

Torun, Poland

w/ Richard Bona Group

Ostrava

07.13.07

Ostrava, Czech Republic

w/ Richard Bona Group

Budapest

07.11.07 to 07.12.07

Budapest, Hungary

w/ Richard Bona Group

Montreal Jazz Festival

07.05.07

Montreal, Canada

w/ Richard Bona Group

Paris Jazz Festival/ Parc Floral

06.23.07 |8pm

Paris, France

w/ Richard Bona

Long Beach

06.17.07

w / Lila Downs

Playboy Jazz Festival

06.16.07 to 06.17.07

Hollywood, CA

W/ Richard Bona Group

Denver

06.15.07

Denver, CO

w/Lila Downs

Boston

06.13.07

w/ Lila Downs

New Haven

06.12.07

w/ Lila Downs

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT JAZZ STANDARD / NYC

06.11.07 |7:30 pm

New York, NY

series "new Expressions in Latin Jazz", with Michael Rodriguez (Trumpet), Manuel Valera (Piano), Ricky Rodriguez (Bass) & Obed Calvarie (Drums)

Detroit

06.09.07 to 06.10.07

w/ Lila Downs

Toronto

06.07.07

Toronto, Canada

w/ Lila Downs

Dimitrious Jazz Aley

05.29.07 to 05.30.07

Seattle, WA

W/ Richard Bona Group

Yoshi's Jazz club

05.24.07 to 05.27.07

Oakland , CA

W/ Richard Bona Group

Santa Cruz

05.23.07

Santa Cruz, CA

W/ Richard Bona Group

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT EXIT - ROTTERDAM

05.20.07

Rotterdam, Holland

Samuel Torres Group - Europe Tour

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ISTANBUL JAZZ CENTER

05.17.07 to 05.19.07

istanbul, Turkey

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT BAISER SALE - PARIS

05.16.07 |8pm

Paris, France

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP IN BUDAPEST

05.15.07

Budapest, Hungary

SAMUEL TORRES WITH DAVID FRIEDMAN -BERLIN

05.11.07

Berlin, Germany

A duet concert with Master Vibraphonist David Friedmann, concert organized by the Colombian embassy in Germany. More Details to come.

STAGE CLUB/ Samuel Torres w/ David Friedman

05.10.07 |8pm

Hamburg, Germany

w/ David Friedman (vibes - marimba) Peter Weniger (sax)

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP at INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL

05.01.07

Atlanta, GA

Stadtcasino

04.30.07

Basel, Switzerland

Salle Robert Krieps

04.29.07

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Quasimodo Club

04.28.07

Berlin, Germany

W/ Richard Bona Group

Jazzclub Domicil

04.27.07

Dortmund, Germany

W/ Richard Bona Group

Irkutsk

04.25.07

Irkutsk, Siberia

W/ Richard Bona Group

Krasnoyarsk

04.23.07

Krasnoyarsk, Siberia

W/ Richard Bona Group

Novosibirsk

04.21.07

Novosibirsk, Siberia

W/ Richard Bona Group

Moscow

04.19.07

Moscow, Russia

W/ Richard Bona Group

Tbilissi

04.18.07

Tbilissi, Georgia

W/ Richard Bona Group

ST- Petesburg

04.15.07

St. Petesrburg, Russia

W/ Richard Bona Group

Tunisia

04.13.07

Tunisia

W/ Richard Bona Group

Sor Juana Festival

03.25.07

Houston, TX

w/ Lila Downs

San Francisco

03.24.07

San Francisco, CA

w/ Lila Downs

Napa California

03.23.07

Napa, CA

w/ Lila Downs

Jazz Alley

03.20.07 to 03.21.07 |7:30 pm

Seattle, WA

w/ Lila Downs

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ZINC BAR - NYC

03.15.07 |9:30 pm

New York, NY

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ZINC BAR - NYC

03.14.07 |9:30 pm

New York, NY

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ZINC BAR - NYC

03.13.07 |9 pm

New York, NY

Java Jazz Festival

03.02.07 to 03.04.07

Jakarta, Indonesia

Blue Note - Osaka

02.28.07

Osaka, Japan

w/ Richard Bona Group

Blue Note - Tokyo

02.22.07 to 02.26.07

Tokyo, Japan

w/ Richard Bona Group

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ARTURO SANDOVAL JAZZ CLUB

02.04.07 |8pm

Miami Beach, FL

After 4 years of absence Samuel returns to perform in Miami, featuring: Manuel Valera (pn), Felipe Lamoglia (sx), Armando Gola (bs) Coky Garcia (dr)

Webster Hall

01.21.07 |9pm

New York, NY

Special Guest with Mexican singer Lila Downs

Nublu

01.14.07 |11:30pm

New York, NY

Special guest w/ Mark de Clive Lowe

Joe's Pub / IAJE conference

01.12.07 |9:30pm

New York, NY

W/ Richard Bona Group,

Hilton Hotel/ IAJE conference

01.12.07 |7pm

New York, NY

W/ Julia Dollison Group

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

12.31.06

New York, NY

New years eve Latin Jazz Celebration with Hector Martignons and Foreing Affair

Jazz Standard

12.11.06 |8pm

New York, NY

With Amazing singer Jullia Dollison

Mpumalanga

12.02.06

Mpumalanga, South Africa

w/Richard Bona Group

Matoya

11.28.06

Matoya, Mozambique

w/Richard Bona Group

Maputo

11.26.06

Maputo, Mozambique

w/Richard Bona Group

Pont-l'Abbe

11.23.06

Pont-l'Abbe, France

w/Richard Bona Group

Boulogne-sur-Mer

11.22.06

Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

w/Richard Bona Group

Rouen

11.21.06

Rouen, France

w/Richard Bona Group

Flagey

11.19.06

Brussels, Belgium

w/Richard Bona Group

Tourcoing

11.18.06

Tourcoing, France

w/Richard Bona Group

Novi Sad

11.17.06

Novi Sad, Serbia Montenegro

w/Richard Bona Group

Colos-Saal

11.16.06

Aschaffenburg, Germany

w/Richard Bona Group

Tilburg

11.15.06

Tilburg, Holland

w/Richard Bona Group

Utrecht

11.14.06

Uthrecht, Holland

w/Richard Bona Group

Amsterdam

11.13.06

Amsterdam, Holland

w/Richard Bona Group

Groningen

11.12.06

Groningen, Holland

w/Richard Bona Group

London Jazz Festival

11.11.06

London, UK

w/Richard Bona Group

Oslo

11.10.06

Oslo, Norway

w/Richard Bona Group

Hall Toll

11.09.06

Stavanger, Norway

w/Richard Bona Group

Helsingborg

11.08.06

Helsingborg, Sweden

w/Richard Bona Group

Bilbao

11.05.06

Bilbao, Spain

w/Richard Bona Group

Santiago de Compostela

11.04.06

Spain

w/Richard Bona Group

Dom Policije

11.02.06

Sarajevo, Bosnia

w/Richard Bona Group

Jazz Jamboree

10.29.06

Warsaw, Poland

w/Richard Bona Group

Club POKLAD

10.28.06

Gdynia, Poland

w/Richard Bona Group

BASF Gesellschaftshaus

10.26.06

Ludwigshafen, Germany

w/Richard Bona Group

Joe Zawinul's Birdland

10.24.06 to 10.25.06

Vienna, Austria

w/Richard Bona Group

Theather Hall

10.23.06

Ostrava, Czech Republic

w/Richard Bona Group

Lucerna Music Bar

10.22.06

Prague, Czech Republic

w/Richard Bona Group

Latin Jazz Concert USA at Town Hall

10.19.06

New York

Special guest Performance at the Latin Jazz Festival with Eddie Martinez Big Band, Featuring Candico Camero, Xiomara, Dave Valentin, Edmar Castañeda, Hector Martignon, Oscar Castro-Neves, Jose Gallegos, David Oquendo

Zinc Bar

10.10.06 to 10.12.06 |9 pm

New York, NY

w/Richard Bona Group

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT ZINC BAR - NYC

10.03.06 to 10.05.06 |9:00 pm

New York, NY

Featuring : Will Vinson (sx),Robert Rodriguez (pn), Ricky Rodriguez (bs), Enesto Simpson (dr)

Anacortes

09.17.06

Anacortes, WA

w/Richard Bona

Monterrey Jazz Fest

09.15.06

Monterrey, CA

w/Richard Bona Group

Temple Bar

09.14.06

Los Angeles

w/Richard Bon

Joe's Pub

09.06.06

New York, NY

w/Richard Bona

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP AT BLUE NOTE - NYC

08.27.06 |12:30 pm

New York, NY

Featuring : Michael Rodriguez (tp), Manuel Valera (sx), Ricky Rodriguez (bs) & Ernesto Simpson (dr).

Haugesund

08.11.06

Holland

w/Richard Bona Group

Sete

08.09.06

France

w/Richard Bona Group

Marciac Jazz Fest

08.06.06 to 08.07.06

Marciac, France

w/Richard Bona Group

Stockholm

08.01.06 to 08.02.06

Sweden

w/Richard Bona Group

Fano

07.30.06

Italy

Bratislava

07.29.06

Slovakia

w/Richard Bona Group

Budapest

07.26.06 to 07.27.06

Hungary

w/Richard Bona Group

San Sebastian

07.24.06

Spain

w/Richard Bona Group

Jaen

07.22.06

Jaen, Spain

w/ Richard Bona Group

Jimena de la Frontera

07.22.06

Spain

w/Richard Bona Group

Barcelona

07.21.06

Spain

w/Richard Bona Group

Lorca

07.20.06

Spain

w/Richard Bona Group

Andorra

07.19.06

Spain

w/Richard Bona Group

Cork

07.17.06

Ireland

w/Richard Bona Group

North Sea Jazz Festival

07.15.06

Rotterdam, Holland

w/Richard Bona Group

Aarhus

07.14.06

Denmark

w/Richard Bona Group

Copenhagen

07.12.06 to 07.13.06

Copenhagen, Denmark

w/ Richard Bona

Goteborg

07.10.06 to 07.11.06

Goteborg, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona Group

Goteborg

07.10.06 to 07.11.06

Sweden

w/Richard Bona Group

Opatjia

07.09.06

Croatia

w/Richard Bona Group

Moscow

07.08.06

Russia

w/Richard Bona Group

Szczecin

07.07.06

Poland

w/Richard Bona Group

Wroclaw

07.06.06

Poland

w/Richard Bona Group

Milano

07.04.06 to 07.05.06

Milano, Italy

w/Richard Bona Group

L' Olympia

07.03.06

Paris, France

w/Richard Bona Group

Chalons-sur-Marne

07.01.06

Chalons, France

w/Richard Bona Group

Lugano jazz Fest

06.30.06

Lugano, Switzerland

Montevideo

06.21.06

Montevideo, Uruguay

w/Richard Bona Group

Sao Paulo

06.19.06 to 06.20.06

Sao Paulo, Brazil

w/Richard Bona Group

Brazilia

06.17.06

Brazil

w/Richard Bona Group

Rio de Janeiro

06.14.06 to 06.15.06

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

w/ Richard Bona Group

TV Globo

06.12.06

Sao Paulo, Brazil

w/ Richard Bona Group

Quito

06.11.06 |12 del Mediodia / Noon

Quito, Ecuador

w/ Richard Bona Group

Curacao Jazz Festival

05.27.06

Curacao

w/ Richard Bona Group

SUGAR BAR / Samuel Torres Group

05.24.06 |7:30 pm

NY, NY

w/ Donny Mccaslin (tp), Manuel Valera (pn), Ernesto Simpson (dr.) Ricky Rodriguez (bs.)

ZINC BAR - Samuel Torres Group

05.09.06 to 05.11.06 |9:30 pm

New York, NY

W/ Manuel Valera (pn), Ernesto Simpson (dr), Ricky Rodriguez (bass), Yosvany Terry (Sax)

Santa Lucia Jazz Festival

05.07.06

Santa Lucia

w/ Richard Bona Group

Zinc Bar

04.25.06 to 04.27.06 |9:30 pm

NY, NY

W/ Richard Bona Group

Abidjan

04.21.06 to 04.22.06

Abidjan, Ivory Coast

w/ Richard Bona Group

Pointe a Pitre

04.16.06

Point a Pitre, Guadaloupe

w/ Richard Bona Group

Fort de France

04.15.06

Fort de France, Martinique

w/ Richard Bona Group

SOB'S- Samuel Torres GROUP

04.10.06 |9pm

NY, NY

Showcase at the Annual Alternative Latin Radio Dj's Reunion
$10 in advance, $12 at the Door
Featuring: Michael Rodriguez (tr), Donny McCaslin (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Ralph Irizarry (timbal), Ricky Rodriguez (bs),
Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Cape Town Jazz Feslival

03.31.06 to 04.01.06

Cape Town, South Africa

w/ Richard Bona Group

Zoetermeer

03.19.06

Zoetermeer, Holland

w/ Richard Bona

Madrid

03.18.06

Madrid, Spain

w/ Richard Bona Group

Courbevoi

03.16.06

Courbevoi, France

w/ Richard Bona

YOKOHAMA Motion Blue

02.19.06

Yokohama, JAPAN

w/ Richard Bona Group

TOKYO Blue Note

02.16.06 to 02.18.06

Tokyo, JAPAN

w/ Richard Bona Group

OSAKA Blue Note

02.15.06

Osaka, JAPAN

w/ Richard Bona Group

NAMM SHOW

01.19.06 to 01.22.06

Anaheim, CA

Sweet Rhythm - NYC / Samuel Torres Group

01.18.06 |8pm / 2 sets

New York, NY

Featuring: Yosvany Terry (sax), Manuel Valera ( Pn), Oscar Stagnaro (Bs), Ernesto Simpson ( Dr)

L'Olympia

12.19.05

Paris, France

w/ Richard Bona Group

Marseille

12.16.05

Marseille, France

w/ Richard Bona Band

Montpellier

12.15.05

Montpellier, France

w/ Richard Bona Band

Lyon

12.14.05

Lyon, France

w/ Richard Bona Band

Clermont Ferrand

12.13.05

Clermont Ferrand, France

w/ Richard Bona Band

Nancy

12.09.05

Nancy, France

w/ Richard Bona Band

Lille

12.08.05

Lille, France

w/ Richard Bona Band

Poznan

12.07.05

Poznan, Poland

w/ Richard Bona Band

Warsaw

12.06.05

Warsaw, Poland

w/ Richard Bona Band

Nefertiti Jazzklub

12.04.05

Gotaborg, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona Group

Stockholm

12.02.05 to 12.03.05

Stockholm, Sweden

Copenhagen Jazz House

11.30.05 to 12.01.05

Copenhagen, Denmark

w/ Richard Bona Group

Jazz i Malmo

11.29.05

Malmo, Sweden

w/ Richard Bona Group

Cosmopolite

11.27.05

Oslo, Norway

w/ Richard Bona Group

Tivoli de Helling

11.26.05

Utrecht, Holland

w/ Richard Bona Group

De Oosterpoort

11.25.05

Groningen, Netherlands

w/ Richard Bona Group

Paradiso

11.24.05

Amsterdam, Netherlands

w/ Richard Bona Group

013 Popcentre

11.23.05

Tilburg, Netherlands

w/ Richard Bona Group

Gent

11.22.05

Gent, B

w/ Richard Bona Band

London

11.18.05

London, UK

w/ Richard Bona Band

Berlin

11.17.05

Berlin, Germany

w/ Richard Bona Band

Lucerna

11.16.05

Prague, Czech Republic

w/ Richard Bona Group

A 38

11.15.05

Budapest, Hungary

w/ Richard Bona Group

Babylon Club

11.14.05

Bratislava, Slovakia

/Richard Bona Group

Birdland

11.13.05

Vienna, Austria

w/ Richard Bona Group

Barcelona

11.11.05

Barcelona, Spain

w/ Richard Bona Band

Kiev

11.07.05

Kiev, UKR

w/ Richard Bona Band

St Petesburg

11.05.05

St. Petesburg, Russia

w/ Richard Bona Band

Moscow

11.03.05

Moscow, Russia

w/ Richard Bona Band

ZINC BAR / Samuel Torres Group

10.18.05 to 10.20.05 |9 pm

NY, NY

Featuring music from the Cd SKIN TONES, plus brand new material.
Donny McCaslin (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Ricky Rodriguez (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr), Samuel ( per).

Universidad Inter-Americana / Samuel Torres Group

10.14.05

San Juan , Puerto Rico

Michael Rodriguez (tp), Manuel Valera (pn), Oscar Stagnaro (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr), Samuel Torres (perc).
Teatro de la Universidad Inter-americana de Puerto Rico, Recinto Metropolitano, Entrada Libre.
Clases magistrales por Samuel Torres, Oscar Stagnaro y Ernesto Simpson.

Parque el LAGO-Jazz al Parque/ Samuel Torres Group

09.18.05

Bogota, Colombia

X Festival Jazz al Parque. Samuel Torres y su Grupo : Manuel Valera (pn), Yosvany Terry (sx), Oscar Stagnaro (bs.), Ernesto Simpson (dr)

Teatro Fundadores / Samuel Torres Group

09.15.05

MANIZALES, Colombia

Dentro del marco del 7 Festival de Jazz de Manizales.

Sala Beethoven-Bellas Artes/Samuel Torres Group

09.14.05

CALI, Colombia

Samuel Torres de Gira en Colombia, lo acompañaran Yosvanny Terry (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Oscar Stagnaro (bs), Ernesto Simpson (dr.). Este concierto es parte del V ENCUENTRO DE CREADORES DE JAZZ FUSION Y EXPERIMENTAL A JAZZ GO 2005.

THE TRIAD / Samuel Torres Group

09.12.05 |9 pm

NY, NY

Samuel Torres ( perc. & keys), Yosvany Terry (sx), Manuel Valera (pn), Oscar Stagnaro (bs.) Ernesto Simpson ( dr.)

Newport Jazz Festival

08.13.05 |12pm

RI

Romero - Samuel Torres DUO (Flamenco with Jazz)

Vesprem Music Festival

08.06.05

Veszprem, Hungary

with Richard Bona Group

Naples/Italy

08.04.05

Naples, Italy

w/ Richard Bona Group

Motreal African Festival

07.21.05

Montreal, Canada

with cameroonian singer KAISSA

Blue Note

07.17.05 |12 pm & 2:30 pm - Brunch

NY, NY

Playng with Hector Martignon and Foreign Affair

Zinc Bar

07.08.05 |9:30 pm

NY, NY

With african singer KAISSA

Satalla - NYC / Samuel Torres Group

06.28.05 |7:30 pm

NY, NY

The contemporary latin jazz ensemble led by Samuel, will feature music from the upcoming Cd "SKIN INTERLUDES"

French Guyana

06.11.05

Cayennne, French Guyana

With Richard Bona Group

Las Tablas-MADRID / Samuel Torres Group

05.26.05 |Midnight - Medianoche (after flamenco show)

Madrid, Spain

Samuel Torres Group, we will play a set at thursday midnigth and then jam session.

Le Baiser Salé-PARIS/Samuel Torres Group

05.19.05 |9:30 pm

Paris, France

featuring Ernesto Simpson on drums, Felipe Cabrera on bass, Aaron Heick on sax and Manuel Valera on keybords

West Central African Tour

04.29.05 to 05.18.05

Richard Bona Group

Taller Latinoamericano/Samuel Torres Group

04.24.05 |6pm

NY, NY

Samuel will play with his group at the renown cultural center El Taller Latinoamericano, located in Broadway and 104st
$12

Sweet Rhythm

04.10.05 |9 pm

NY, NY

Special Guest with the renown Colombian harpist Edmar Castañeda Trio

Panama

03.14.05 to 03.16.05

Panama City, Panama

Flamenco sensation Romero - Quartet

Jazz @ the L&M Loft

03.11.05 |10:00 pm

Brooklyn, NY

SAMUEL TORRES GROUP, opening night of the monthly jazz series tha will be held at a loft in Brooklyn on the second Friday of the month. Suggested donation $5