Take Five With Agenor Garcia
Meet Agenor Garcia: Agenor Garcia is a well-established composer, performer, and musical director in Brazil. Garcia blends improvisation and influences of artists like Egberto Gismonti and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Agenor Garcia is a pianist who creates a mood all of his own. In Europe, Garcia has released Alabastro, produced by Tom Harney for Golden Dome Records in 2002. Agenor Garcia has released a live album recorded at Steinway & Sons galleries around the USA and plays Brazilian jazz concerts with an art exhibition of the renowned Brazilian photographer, Jane Pini. Instrument(s): Piano. Teachers and/or influences? Bill Evans and Bach. I knew I wanted to be a musician when... I had the first contact with a musical instrument at 12-years old. Your teaching approach: I am energetic, experienced, and a creative music teacher wit ha proven ability to get the best out of pupils. I am an expert at identifying the appropriate resources required for a subject matter then ensuring that they are used efficiently, effectively, and safely. Your dream band: Joe Lovano and Egberto Gismonti, Favorite venue: Steinway & Sons galleries. Your favorite recording in your discography and why? The Music Of Agenor Garcia Live. Because it was recorded live at Steinway & Sons gallery. The first Jazz album I bought was: Bill Evans live at Village Vanguard (Riverside, 1961). What do you think is the most important thing you are contributing musically? Creating, composing, and improvising during the show.
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