ANTONIO SANCHEZ - MIGRATION

JAZZ

Agent: Theresa Vibberts
Territory: North America


“The Meridian Suite is the most daring work of Sanchez’s solo career…”
— Downbeat, 2015

ABOUT

5x Grammy Award winner and Globe nominee, Antonio Sanchez performs regularly with a jaw-dropping list of greats including Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny and Michael Brecker.  Since 2000, he has been the drummer of choice for 20-time GRAMMY winning guitar God Pat Metheny and appearing on eight of Pat’s acclaimed recordings.

Since his 2015 album, “The Meridian Suite”, the band has performed throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Mexico, Brazil and the US. Migration’s first album was named “one of the best new releases of 2007” by All About Jazz and features Metheny, Corea, Potter and Scott Colley. Migration features Seamus Blake (Sax) a 2002 winner in the Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition, John Escreet (Keys) who has worked alongside the respected Alto Saxophonist and composer, David Binney,  Matt Brewer (Bass) who has worked with the likes of Lee Konitz, Terence Blanchard, Vijay Iyer and others.  With sultry vocals of Thana Alexa, a  2011 winner of the Jazzon Alpe-Adria International Award for songwriting. Migration delivers a unique and dynamic electric – acoustic jazz sound to keep your adrenalin pumping throughout this non-stop performance. 

Antonio’s new solo album, “Bad Hombre”, was nominated for the 2018 Grammy awards under Best “Contemporary Instrumental Album”. 

 

PROGRAM:
1 hour, no intermission playing the full “The Meridian Suite” album (2015)
•    STYLE - Electro-Acoustic Jazz


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