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Agenor Garcia

A​genor Garcia or “Age Garcia” as his friends call him, is a “sound poet”. He Usually prefers the absence of formal structure to evoke aesthetic to his music, in addition to, or in place of the prosaic ostensible meaning. “Music can express far beyond the verb.”

Agenor is fascinated by the idea of transforming the formal structure of music, which serves to stimulate the expressiveness of his performance. He cherishes the wonder and surprise that can occur from a spontaneous idea. He listens as ideas unfold, which inspires him to the next movement, but dislikes the classic concept of “improvisation” as well the term “playing by ear”. “Everybody plays by ear unless they are deaf.”

Although he says that it is almost impossible not to be influenced, Garcia tries to be a stylistic individual, only concerned with technics that lead to a better texture. He often uses “free tempo” as aesthetic language, stretching the time of a single note and using rhythmic patterns as the main subject, while the melody and harmony surround as an embellishment. This method is also noticeable in the duos, where the piano and the guest instrument continually exchange roles, providing an ornamental tapestry.

Most of Garcia's methods are, above all, to create an atmosphere where you can almost “see the mood”. He says that music is most effective when you feel something visual, almost tactile

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”I have been working with Agenor Garcia, on his latest album. Age is talented, creative, and has a very refreshing approach regarding his music”. -Glen Kolotkin (Grammy Award producer).

“Garcia has a gift for injecting subtle surprises into his compositions that will delight the attentive listener. The fluidity of his solo passages and a strong commitment to melody sometimes conceal some of the harmonic and rhythmic shifts he uses, but those are precisely the elements that establish Garcia as a jazz talent in the lineage of Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett”. -Shaun Dale (JazzReview.com).

“Delicate pianism that makes full use of the internal resonance of the instrument”

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Sao Paulo

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background


Agenor Garcia, ph: (347) 841 6744 - [email protected]
Born in 1967 Agenor Garcia is an energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils. An expert at identifying the appropriate resources required for a subject matter and then ensuring that they are used efficiently.
KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
-Patience.
-Mentoring students.
-Portuguese/English/Spanish languages.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
-Private lessons , Brazil 2012 - 2013
-Private lessons , Florida, USA 2005 - 2008
-First Protestant Cathedral, Paris, France 2003 - 2004
-School Owner: Centro de Musica, Campo Grande, Brazil 1995 - 2001
-Music producer at: Golden Dome Records, Florida, USA 2005 - Present
-Pianist/Composer/Performer at Golden Dome Records, Florida, USA 2001 - Present

Clinic/Workshop Information

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Albums

Lilt

Momentum Project
2020

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Something Else

Momentum Project
2020

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Keys & Wind

Momentum Project
2020

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AVIV

Momentum Project
2017

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Symbiosis

Momentum Project
2014

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The Music Of Agenor...

Momentum Project
2011

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Opulent farewell

From: Lilt
By Agenor Garcia

Sparkles

From: Keys & Wind
By Agenor Garcia

Wave

From: Something Else
By Agenor Garcia

Limerence

From: Lilt
By Agenor Garcia

She's Coming Back

From: AVIV
By Agenor Garcia

Se Nao Fosse Voce

From: Symbiosis
By Agenor Garcia

5 De Maio

From: Symbiosis
By Agenor Garcia

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