Antonio Sánchez

Mexican-born four-time Grammy Award winner Antonio Sánchez began playing drums at the age of five and performed professionally in his early teenage years on the Mexican rock and jazz scene. He majored in classical piano in Mexico, and in 1993 began studying at Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory, where he graduated with honors in jazz. Since moving to New York in 1999, Sánchez has become one of the most sought-after drummers of the international jazz scene. After 18 years and nine albums as one of Pat Metheny's closest collaborators, he also began recording and performing together with other respected artists, including Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Michael Brecker, Charlie Haden and Toots Thielemans. In 2014, he composed the memorable all-drums soundtrack for Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman.

About Antonio Sánchez

Mexican-born four-time Grammy Award winner Antonio Sánchez began playing drums at the age of five and performed professionally in his early teenage years on the Mexican rock and jazz scene. He majored in classical piano in Mexico, and in 1993 began studying at Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory, where he graduated with honors in jazz. Since moving to New York in 1999, Sánchez has become one of the most sought-after drummers of the international jazz scene. After 18 years and nine albums as one of Pat Metheny's closest collaborators, he also began recording and performing together with other respected artists, including Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Michael Brecker, Charlie Haden and Toots Thielemans. In 2014, he composed the memorable all-drums soundtrack for Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman.

Genres: Jazz

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