Poncho Sanchez

Born 30 October 1951.
Poncho Sanchez

Biography

Poncho Sanchez (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.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Raise Your Hand

    Raise Your Hand 2007

    Reviewed by Martin Longley
    Despite guest appearances by R&B royalty, this side step from Poncho's signature sound...
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