Roger Sanchez (born on 1 June 1967, in Queens, New York) is one of the most popular commercial house DJs in recent years, who scored many hits in the European and World Charts. His production work has received critical acclaim by leading house DJ's worldwide. As well as being a DJ, he is the owner of the record label, Stealth Records. His most famous hit to date is Another Chance, which entered at #1 on the UK singles chart.
The song was based on a sample of the first verse of Toto's song "I Won't Hold You Back". The song came off Sanchez' first album, First Contact. The first decade of the new millennium has passed and house music pioneer Roger Sanchez continues to keep the beat and rock dance floors across the globe. The 'Release Yourself' empire is still a force to be reckoned with in it's 10th year of existence.
This year Roger celebrates the pass of an incredible decade of house music, and the beginning of a new generation filled with innovative beats and mind blowing performances. Born to Dominican Parents in Queens, Roger spent his younger years soaking up the musical influences that were the lifeblood of his home town. It was the diversity of these influences, from salsa, blues and soul to disco, rock and hip-hop, that solidified Roger's dedication to representing this spectrum of musical styles. Thus, Roger's sound is impossible to pigeon hole, refusing to fit the template of any one genre: "I have always listened to a wide range of music, taking different influences from hundreds of styles.Make Roger Sanchez Playlist