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Take Five With Agenor Garcia

Take Five With Agenor Garcia
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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
Egberto Gismonti
Egberto Gismonti
b.1947
guitar, acoustic
and Antonio Carlos Jobim
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Antonio Carlos Jobim
1927 - 1994
piano
. 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
Bill Evans
Bill Evans
1929 - 1980
piano
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
Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano
b.1952
saxophone
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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