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.
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.