Jorge Sanchez was born in Cuba into a musical family. He began performing at the age five, as part of a family duo in his native land. Upon arriving in the U.S. he worked with many of the top names in latin music, notably, the “Jersey Cuban Boys”. Afterwards he was co-leader of the renowned “Orquesta Riviera” and was lead singer of the legandary “Fajardo y sus Estrellas” for seventeen years.
Lately he is singing with Papo Ortega & Cubanoson, and “Charanga 76″. Throughout his career, Jorge has made numerous television appearances and has won the respect and admiration of many of the industry’s top performers. In addition to his vocal talent, Jorge also writes most of his material. Combining years of experience with the youthful energy and vibes of today, Jorge Sanchez “Papito” is sure to be an artist you’ll enjoy and admire for years to come. Also of being a great singer he is also a musician who plays various instruments like bass, guitar, drums, percussion… One of the songs written by Jorge Sanchez “Papito”, titled “Luz Marina”, was included in the movie “Caught”, featuring James Edward Olmos and Maria Conchita Alonso, release by Sony Classic Movies.
Below you can listen to samples of “Son de Oriente”, “Micaela”,
“Luz Marina”, “Antes de Decirme Adios”, “Que Siga la Fiesta”,
songs from Jorge Sanchez ‘Papito’ latest release “Que Pasa” (2013).