Born in Mexico City, five-time Grammy Award winner Antonio Sanchez began playing the drums at age five and performed professionally in his early teens in Mexico’s rock, jazz and Latin scenes.

Since moving to New York City in 1999, Antonio has become one of the most sought-after drummers in the international jazz scene. He has partnered on musical collaborations with, among others, guitarist/composer Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Michael Brecker, Charlie Haden and Toots Thielemans.

In 2014 Sanchez popularity soared when he scored Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Birdman” or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) which ended up fetching 4 Academy Awards (including best picture) and for which Antonio won a Grammy award.