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David Sanchez

David Sanchez used the conga when he was eight and started using tenor at age group 12. He graduated from a executing arts senior high school in 1986, spent per year studying psychology, and moved to NEW YORK in 1988, having made a decision to turn into a musician. Sanchez went to Rutgers University, learning with Kenny Barron, Ted Dunbar, and John Purcell. Over time freelancing in NY numerous best Latin players (including Paquito D’Rivera and Claudio Roditi), Sanchez became a member of Dizzy Gillespie’s United Country Orchestra in 1990, also obtaining the possibility to play with Dizzy’s little group. Since that time he provides toured using the Philip Morris SuperBand, documented with Glide Hampton’s Jazz Experts, Charlie Sepulveda, Kenny Drew, Jr., Ryan Kisor, Danilo Perez, Rachel Z, and Hilton Ruiz (amongst others), and going his own periods for Columbia. David Sanchez is really a tenor participant whose music mixes jointly Afro-Cuban rhythms with advanced bebop on produces like 1994’s Sketches of Dreams and 1996’s Road Scenes. Obsession implemented two years afterwards and Melaza in middle-2000. After that, Sanchez has held busy launching Travesía in 2001, Coral in 2004 and Cultural Success in 2008.

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