Primary Instrument: Percussion
Bobby Sanabria - drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, recording artist, producer, educator and multiple Grammy nominee - has performed with a veritable Who's Who in the world of jazz and Latin music, as well as with his own critically acclaimed ensembles. His diverse recording and performing experience includes work with such legendary figures as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Paquito D'Rivera, Charles McPherson, Mongo Santamar�-a, Ray Barretto, Marco Rizo, Arturo Sandoval, Chico O'Farrill, Candido, Francisco Aguabella, Larry Harlow, Henry Threadgill, and the Godfather of Afro-Cuban Jazz, Mario Bauzá....
Also look out for the DVD of Bobby and his nonet Ascensión's scorching appearance at the 2006 Modern Drummer Festival currently released by Hudson Music and the release of the CD, El Espiritu Jibaro. This collaboration between legendary trombonist Roswell Rudd, Puerto Rican cuatro virtuoso Yomo Toro and Bobby with his nonet Ascensión is available on the Sunnyside label. Also forthcoming, the release on DVD of the aforementioned made for PBS, ALMA award winning best documentary made for TV , FROM MAMBO TO HIP - A South Bronx Tale, produced by City Lore, which will be available in September.