Jorge Sanchez was born in Cuba into a musical family. He began performing at the age of five with his sister 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 “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 including the late Miguelito Valdez and Mirta Silva. He also shared stages with many international artists like Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine, Paloma San Basilio, Franco de Vita, Basilio, Celia Cruz, Tito Puentes and many more to mention. 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 Edward James Olmos and Maria Conchita Alonso, released by Sony Classic Movies.
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