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Mike Sanchez
Date of Publication -14 December 2008
Submitted by: kitti
Copyrights: Mike Sanchez
Category: Modern Artists
Country: England
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British singer, pianist and guitarist Mike Sanchez is one of the most exciting and charismatic performers of Rhythm & Blues and Rock 'n' Roll in the world today. His indelible image as a frenetic front man, pumping powerful boogie-woogie from the piano in a soaking red suit, has won him fans from all over the world and attracted a following from many famous rock and blues legends who have lined up to work with him.

Mike recently enjoyed four years as a full-time member of Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings, fronting the band since 2001 alongside Georgie Fame, Beverly Skeete, Albert Lee, Andy Fairweather-Low and Eddie Floyd on their annual world tours. The Rhythm Kings released their latest album 'Just for a Thrill' and a fabulous DVD filmed during January 2004 titled 'Let The Good Times Roll', both featuring Mike's extensive roll as a member of the ex-Rolling Stones bassist's touring band.

Mike is currently involved in a number of recording projects and touring line-ups, most notably his 6-piece outfit Mike Sanchez and his Band featuring child prodigy Oliver Darling on guitar, ex-Biscuit Boy bassist Al Gare, Mike's long term drummer Mark Morgan, Nick Lunt on baritone sax (Jools Holland's Rhythm & Blues Orchestra) and Martin Winning on tenor sax (Van Morrison). This band's performances continuously receive fabulous reviews throughout the blues and rockin' scenes across the UK and Europe.

A recent project was Mike's collaboration with top Swedish bluesmen Knock-Out Greg & Blue Weather, creating the hot rockin' album 'Women & Cadillacs' released on Mike's own UK label and on-line store, Doopin Music at

Band Members

Mike Sanchez - Vocals/piano/guitar

Oliver Darling - Guitar
Al Gare - Double bass
Mark Morgan - Drums

Band/Artist Video


You Better Dig It!(2008)
Doopin Music
Women and Cadillacs(2003)
Doopin Music
Mike teams up with Scandinavia's finest rockin' blues combo Knock-Out Greg & Blue Weather to deliver a cocktail of vintage styles...
Blue Boy(2001)
Mike Sanchez
The critically acclaimed good rockin' album from 2001 by Mike Sanchez and his Band.

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Just Can't Afford It(2000)
Mike Sanchez
His first release since leaving the Big Town Playboys at the end of 1999, this album is packed full of rockin' rhythms and piano beating boogies...
Just a Game(1997)
Mike Sanchez / Indie-pendant Blues
Features 12 original songs performed on piano and guitar. It was Mike's first attempt at creating a collection of honest rock'n'roll and blues tunes. This very rare album has been deleted for years but can now be heard here in it's entirety.

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Articles Where Mike Sanchez is Mentioned

Rockin' Race festival 2007, Torremolinos, Spain
Submitted by rockabilly_girl (22 February 2007). Topic - Gig Feedbacks
We arrived a few days before the festival itself to catch the end of Tattooed Lady holiday which was taking place all week before. So on 8 February went to see 'Nicotyna' from Mexico, a...
Interview with the guys from 'NICOTYNA' from Mexico
Submitted by rockabilly_girl (04 June 2007). Topic - Interviews
'NICOTYNA' - A neo-rockabilly band from Mexico which was formed 7 years ago. Nicotyna are RUSTY (Double Bass/Vocals), MARYO (Drums/Vocals), GUADALUPE (Guitar/Vocals), NEF (Lead Guitar). Really Rockabilly. Hello guys! There is...


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