April 21, 2008
Sanchez joins Emory’s Motley, Big Band
By Jessica Moore
Four-time Grammy nominee and Latin Grammy Award-winning composer and tenor saxophonist David Sanchez joins the Emory Big Band directed by Gary Motley for a free concert on April 22 at 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Center Concert Hall.
Sanchez, an Emory Coca-Cola Artist-in-Residence, began his musical studies at the age of 8 in his native Puerto Rico. He continues to push the frontiers of jazz by incorporating an array of Latin and Afro-Caribbean influences.
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