Antonio Sanchez, a three-time Grammy Award winner, is widely regarded by musicians and critics alike as one the most influential drummers of his generation. He was born in Mexico City, November 1, 1971. He began playing drums when he was five years old and started performing professionally in his teens. He studied classical piano at the National Conservatory of Mexico. In 1993, he moved to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with Jazz Studies. Antonio is one of the most highly sought-after drummers on the international jazz scene since his arrival in New York City. He has recorded and performed with many of the most prominent names in jazz, including Pat Metheny (He is a member the Pat Metheny Group with Christian McBride), Chick corea, Chick Corea and Charlie Haden. He collaborates regularly with some of the most prominent names in the newer Jazz generation: Joshua Redman and Chris Potter, Danilo Perez (John Patitucci), Danilo Perez (David Sanchez), Kenny Werner. Marcus Roberts. Avishai Cohen. Dee Dee Bridgewater. Dianne Reeves. Miguel Zenon. Scott Colley. Dave Samuels. Luciana Souza. Billy Childs. Claudia Acuna. His first solo album, “Migration”, was recorded in 2007. It features some of the most prominent jazz musicians today, including Chick Corea and Chick Potter, as well as Scott Colley, David Sanchez, Chick Corea, Chick Cortea, Chris Potter, Chick Colea, Chris Potter, Chick Potter, Chick Corea and Scott Colley. Different publications around the globe have given it rave reviews. It was called “One of the most outstanding debuts of 2007,” by All About Jazz. Antonio’s passion for education has led him to perform master classes, clinics, and drum festivals around the world. Among others, there is the “Modern Drummer Festival Weekend”, the “Zildjian Day”, and the “Montreal Drum Festival”. He is also the featured cover artist for some of the most popular drum magazines in the world, including “Modern Drummer”, “Percussioni”, “Drums and Percussion”, “Musico Pro” and “Percussioni” in the USA. Antonio also joined the faculty of the New York University (NYU), in 2006. Since 1999, he has made New York City his home. He is endorsed by Yamaha Drums. Zildjian Cymbals u0026 Sticks (Antonio’s Signature model), Evans Drumheads, and LP Percussion (which carries Antonio’s Signature Percussion kit). Since 1999, he has made New York City his home.