(born October 30, 1951), is a Mexican-American conguero (conga player), Latin jazz band leader, and salsa singer. In 2000, Sanchez and his ensemble won the Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album for their work on the Concord Picante album Latin Soul. Sanchez has performed with artists Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaría, Hugh Masekela, Clare Fischer and Tower of Power, among others.
For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero PONCHO SANCHEZ has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, ...
Sat, Jun 25
Kirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, CA, United States
Sun, Sep 11
Jazz at Filoli Filoli Center, Woodside, CA, United States