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Jorge Garcia

Guitarist Jorge Garcia brings all the richness and melodic soul of Latin rhythms from his birthplace of Cuba. Garcia's intense passion for his instrument is immediately visible and colorfully audible through his unique original compositions, impeccable solos and supportive, rhythmic guitar. Jorge Garcia has performed across the globe with the renowned and impressive talents of Tony Bennett, Richie Cole, Patti Page, Andrea Bocelli, Bucky Pizzarelli, Joel Grey, Enrique Iglesias, Trini Lopez, The Drifters, and Bobby Riddell.

Garcia has recorded with his band, Athenas, as well as Carlos Oliva, Pete Minger, Richie Cole, Israel “Cachao” Lopez, Dave Muse, and actor Andy Garcia to name a few. Jorge was featured on Federico Britos’ recording “Voyage” with Eddie Gomez, Michel Camilo, Ignacio Berroa, Giovanni Hidalgo, and Kenny Barron. The talented guitarist was also recently included on the notable recording “The Hot Club of The Americas” with Cecile McLorent Salvant and Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

His new recording “Crossover” will hit the airwaves not only in the United States, but globally in 2020. The Jazz Fusion arrangements are gaining steam that will carry its unique sound across borders to countries including Canada, South America, Europe, Japan and many more starting in April 2020.


Album Review

Jorge Garcia: Dedicated to You

Read "Dedicated to You" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Gigi Gryce's turbo-charged “Minority," which opens Cuban-born guitarist Jorge Garcia's Dedicated to You, serves as a reminder of how much talent the world lost when alto saxophonist Richie Cole died in May 2020. And if that weren't enough to persuade any doubters, the vibrant “This One's for Richie" (based, appropriately, on the standard “There Will Never Be Another You") readily affirms that opinion. While, alas, those are the only tracks on which Cole performs, they alone make the album well ...

Album Review

Jorge Garcia: Crossover

Read "Crossover" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

In 2020, Cuban-born guitarist Jorge Garcia splits his time between South Carolina (where he resides) and Florida (where he has an established performing career). He says that the inspiration for this album occurred while he was growing up in Cuba and listening to Classic Rock on Miami radio stations, drawn to the sound of the guitar. The idea of making jazz arrangements of Classic Rock songs came from his later teaching experience, a way of bridging rock tunes with the ...

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New release 'The Sound Of Strings' Federico Britos & Jorge Garcia

New release 'The Sound Of Strings' Federico Britos & Jorge Garcia

Source: All About Jazz

Winner of several Grammy awards for his work with Charlie Haden, Bebo Valdes and Israel “Cachao” Lopez, Federico Britos is regarded as a titan of the violin. Jorge Garcia, born in Cuba, brings all the richness of Latin rhythms from his birthplace into the folds of this ensemble. Garcia has performed with great talent the likes of Tony Bennett, Richie Cole, Patti Page and Joel Grey to name a few. Britos and Garcia’s recording has received accolades from jazz artists ...


Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Dedicated to You

Self Produced



Self Produced



Falkreations Music (BMI)


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