Antonio Sanchez & Migration: Three-Time Grammy-Winning Jazz Drummer at Scullers
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Holiday Pops has become a much-loved Boston Yule time tradition. For a few short weeks, historic Symphony Hall becomes a feast for the eyes and ears as conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops perform beloved holiday music with a special guest appearance from Santa Claus. This year's program is highlighted by the songs that define this magical season, such as "White Christmas," the Boston Pops' signature "Sleigh Ride," the inspiring Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's "Messiah," and a popular rendition of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" featuring the majestic voices of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. The Boston Pops will also perform "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" with narration, and each night's performance of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" will feature different guest narrators and projections from Jan Brett's timeless children's book above the stage. For more than 30 years, millions of New Englanders and visitors to Boston have experienced the wonder of the Holiday Pops concert. Learn More
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Three time Grammy Award winner Antonio Sanchéz is considered by many critics and musicians alike as one of the most prominent drummers of his generation. Born in Mexico City on November 1st, 1971, he started playing drums at the age of 5 and began performing professionally early in his teens.
He pursued a degree in classical piano at the National Conservatory in Mexico and in 1993, he moved to Boston to enroll at Berklee College of Music and graduated Magna Cum Laude in Jazz Studies.
Since his move to New York City, Antonio has become one of the most sought after drummers in the international jazz scene. He has performed and recorded with some of the biggest names in jazz including Pat Metheny (He's a member of the Pat Metheny Group and the Pat Metheny Trio with Christian McBride), Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Charlie Haden, Gary Burton and Toots Thielemans.
He regularly collaborates with some of the most prominent names of the newer generation of Jazz: Joshua Redman, Chris Potter, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, David Sanchez, Paquito D'Rivera, Kenny Werner, Marcus Roberts, Avishai Cohen, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Miguel Zenon, Scott Colley, Dave Samuels, Luciana Souza, Billy Childs, and Claudia Acuña just to name a few.
In 2007 he recorded his first solo effort entitled "Migration." The album includes a stellar cast of some of today's most renowned jazz musicians: Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Chris Potter, David Sanchéz and Scott Colley. It has gotten rave reviews from different publications all over the world. All About Jazz called it "…one of the best debuts of 2007."
Antonio's interest in education has taken him around the globe performing clinics, drum festivals and master classes. Some of these festivals include the "Modern Drummer Festival Weekend," "Zildjian Day" and the "Montreal Drum Festival" among many others. In addition, Antonio joined the Faculty at the prestigious New York University (NYU) in 2006.
He has also been the featured cover artist in some of the most widely read drum magazines in the industry like "Modern Drummer" (USA), "Percussioni" (Italy), "Drums and Percussion" (Germany) and "Musico Pro" (USA).
About the Ticket Supplier: Scullers Jazz Club
Scullers Jazz Club sets a new standard for Jazz Clubs in Boston and throughout the United States with a World-Class roster of renowned Jazz Artists, a stellar sound system and an intimate setting reminiscent of the classic Jazz Clubs of the past.
Since its inception in October of 1989, Scullers Jazz Club has become a Boston landmark for visitors to the area as well as local Bostonian's who have become valued friends over the years.