Jose EliasJose Elias (January 2016)

Jose Elias has worked as a professional musician for the past 25 years and has produced a variety of musical projects as well as Miami’s longest running world music festival the Afro Roots World Music Festival for over 16 years. His many years of experience coupled with his continued involvement in the local and global music community has exposed him to new cultures and performers on scales both local and international. Since 2005, Jose has performed and toured with the Miami based Latin Grammy nominated group the Spam Allstars, which perform over 200 times a year. His career has been highlighted by his work with Conjunto Progreso who’s album Masters of Cuban Son (Universal Latino) was nominated for a Grammy award under the category of tropical/traditional Latin album.