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Mauri Sanchis

Born: October 8, 1974    Primary Instrument: Organ, Hammond B3

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....
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Awards:

AJH Awards for Best album (Good Vibes!!!) and Best Track (Cookin') AJH Awards for Bes Live Act (More Vibes!!! Live at Jazz San Javier) Kultur CAM 08 as Alicante's province most prominent artist
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”.

As a Leader

Less is More
Maos Records
2003
Tracks: Thursday; Less is More; The Ticket Colletor; Ice Cold; Slap-the-Blues; Dream; Lonnie's tune; Ain't no sunshine.
Personnel: Mauri Sanchis: Hammond Organ; Graham Foster: Guitar; Javier Vargas: Guitar; Pedro Ruy Blas: Vocals; Ximo Tebar: Guitar; Ricardo Belda: Keyboards; Santi Navalón: Keyboards and Loop Programming; Ester Andujar: Vocals; Natxo Tamarit: Vocals; Jesús Gabaldón: Bass

Good Vibes!!!
BHM
2006
Tracks: Cookin'; Everything; Lights; Green Onions; Secrets; Straight Ahead; Laidback Soul; Obsession; Beauty in the B
Personnel: Mauri Sanchis: Hammond Organ; Manuel Tomás: Engineer and Loop Programming; Blas Fernández: Drums; Bill Evans: Sax; Joey DeFrancesco: Trumpet; Dean Brown: Guitar; Javi Vela: Guitar; Xavi Alamán: Bass; Kiko Berenguer: Sax; Raúl García: Trumpet

Groove Words
BHM
2009
Tracks: Make it Simple; The Shark; On my Way; Miles Away; Don't Look So Sad; El Ghetto; Every Little Thing; MOre or Less; Nana; Todo me lleva a ti
Personnel: Mauri Sanchis: Hammond Organ; Dean Brown: Guitar and Bass; Blas Fernández: Drums; Inigo Corcuera: Bass; Randy Brecker: Trumpet: Chuck Loeb: Guitar; Javier Vargas: Guitar; Sole Giménez: Vocals; Keith Anderson: Horns; Keysha: Vocals; Deveron Patterson: Vocals; Roy Young: Vocals; Kepa Junkera: Trikitixa.



As A Side Musician Please check out www.maurisanchis.com

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