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  Poncho Sanchez


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BIRTHDAY
Event Date:
Monday, October 30, 2017 (This event repeats every year)
Website:
www.ponchosanchez.com

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Poncho Sanchez


Poncho Sanchez, born Filoberto Sanchez on October 30, 1951 in Laredo, Texas, is a Mexican-American conga player (conguero), known not only for his playing also as a Latin jazz band leader and salsa singer.

In 2000, Sanchez and his ensemble won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album for their album, Latin Soul.

Poncho Sanchez has performed with such artists as Clare Fischer, Hugh Masekela, Mongo Santamaría, Cal Tjader, Tower of Power, and numerous others.