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Mauri Sanchis

SYNOPSIS

From 2003, year of release of his first album Less is More, Mauri Sanchis (born in Alcoy, 1974) has been positioned as one of the most well known musicians worldwide in the groove scenario within blues, funk, jazz or sould through various achievements and awards.

Announced as first ever Spain’s endoser of Hammond and Moog as well as as first Spaniard musician to be signed by prestiged german label BHM. Winner of the AJH awards for best live act, best album and best single as well as winner of the Kultur Cam award for his support to the cultural scenario in the province of Alicante.

Some of his tracks have been included in compilatory albums together with great stars like John Scofield, Mike Stern, Scott Henderson o Chano Dominguez.

Sanchis has played in numerous remarkable festivals oustanding Pori Jazz Festival (Finland) and Jazz San Javier.

Has played or recorded together with great stars like Bill Evans, Dean Brown, Joey DeFrancesco, Popa Chubby, Frank Marino, Vargas Blues Band or Devon Allman among others.

BY DATES

With a self-taught career, his first contact with the Blues comes in 1994 through a cover band called Progressions, leaving behind an adolescence of composing influenced by Vangelis, Jarre o Mike Oldfield.

In 1995 travels to the US for college studies which shares with live playing together with Jay Wood o Gary Hamilton.

Back in Spain, collaborates with diverse musicians and formations including the phenomenal british guitarist Graham Foster.

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MARK VAIL (author of the book The Hammond Organ: Beauty in the B)

“Good Vibes!!! is an awesome entrée of funky jazz and deep-fried soul replete with Mauri’s searing Hammond B-3 monster chops. Delectably tasty tracks ready for your consumption. An outstanding job!.”

DR. LONNIE SMITH (Hammond Organ Legend):

“Mauri has great promise to join the masters of the hammondB. His organ flows with soul and beauty. He will carry on the flavor of the organ masters.”

PETE FALLICO (executive director of the Jazz Organ Fellowship (USA):,

“The Hammond organ is re-born at the hands of Mauri Sanchis”.

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Albums

GROOVE WORDS

BHM Productions
2009

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Good Vibes

BHM Productions
2006

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Good Vibes!!!

Creative Sources
2006

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