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David Sanchez with special guest Lionel Loueke

David Sanchez hails from Puerto Rico and is an internationally acclaimed 2005 GRAMMY?’-winning jazz tenor saxophonist. His early influences range from Afro-Caribbean to danza, and European to Latin classical. Dave found a trusted mentor in the Dizzy Gillespie who had a profound impact on his career. He also travelled the world with Gillespie’s United Nation OrchestraDizzy Gillespie who had a profound impact on his career. He also travelled the world with Gillespie’s United Nation Orchestra. Since then he has toured with the Philip Morris SuperBand and several others, released seven albums and maintained his passion for teaching.

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