THE DIRECTOR

Artist: Samuel Formell, 48

Hails from: Havana

Plays with: Drummer and musical director, since 2004, of Grammy-winning, world-renowned dance band Los Van Van, which was founded in 1969 by his father Juan Formell (1942-2014).

Sound: Like nothing else: four lead singers, flute, two violins, three trombones, keyboards and much rhythm.

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