New York jazz drummer Rob Garcia has recorded a solo drum set album for swing dancing as well as listening. While his musical endeavors span the full spectrum of jazz, performing with a variety artists such as Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, Joseph Jarman, Wynton Marsalis, Woody Allen, and Vince Giordano,...
I just finished recording a solo drum set album for swing dancing...for listening too! Stay tuned for the release.
For Immediate Release:
"Like fellow drummer/leaders Bill Stewart and Jack DeJohnette, Garcia always serves the music, but with that extra inner sparkle and finesse coupled to crackerjack time sensibilities that are constantly delightful."
- Ken Micallef, The New York City Jazz Record
"A major force on the Brooklyn jazz...
Garcia has released four critically acclaimed albums as a bandleader, including Perennial (BJUR 012), voted one of the “10 Best Jazz Albums of 2009" by The New York Observer, and the critically acclaimed The Drop And The Ocean (BJUR 028). His group has performed at venues such as The Ottawa...
Rob's recent release, Perennial (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records), was named one of "The 10 Best Jazz Albums of 2009" by Devin Leonard in the New York Observer!
The recording features these amazing musicians: Noah Preminger, Dan Tepfer, and Chris Lightcap.
check out the article:
Also, Richard Kamins...
Check out all the exciting stuff going on with this non-profit organization, Connection Works. Rob is the founder and executive director.
Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open
Sunday afternoon, Dec 13 with Matt Wilson!
Along with Adam Kolker and Dave Smith, Rob recently became a member of the Brooklyn Jazz Underground (an association of independent bandleaders with a shared commitment to improvised music. Through cooperative effort, members of the BJU strive to create greater awareness of their work.) Check it!
with Noah Preminger, Dan Tepfer, and Chris...