Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican
Republic Marcio Garcia began his musical
studies at age seven at the Centro de
Educación Musical Moderna in Santo
Domingo, Dominican Republic and at the
Conservatorio Nacional de Musica.
Garcia holds a BM in Classical Piano
Performance and MM in Jazz Performance
from the Lamont School of Music,
and Artist Diploma in Jazz Studies from
SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music.
Garcia also studied classical piano in
Vienna, Austria as part of the Cherrington
Global Scholars Study Abroad Program.
Garcia has performed at the Stanford Jazz
Institute, the 2016 Monterey Next
Generation Jazz Festival, Five Points Jazz
Festival, at Blue Note NYC, The Bitter End,
Birdland and the Dazzle Jazz Club in
Denver. He's also performed with DEVO
co-founder Mark Mothersbaugh for the
original project Myopia, and has
performed live at the KUVO 89.3 studios
in Denver, as well as WBGO Jazz 88.3
Studios NYC. As a keyboardist, Marcio has
performed with salsa ensemble “Los
Lunaticos” , and with Viktor Kiraly (NBC
The Voice 2015 - Top 24) .
Garcia currently resides in New York City.