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Born in Newark, NJ, Al began playing the bass guitar at the age of 13. He was influenced early on by Jack Bruce and Felix Papalardi, two bass visionaries who helped expand the role of the bass guitar in rock music. His musical horizons were broadened to include Jazz, Classical, and Indian music after hearing John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra. Later on, the music of Allan Holdsworth inspired Alfred to take up the electric guitar as a means of expressing another side of his musical persona. Other influences on his playing include the music of J.S. Bach, Charlie Parker, Bela Bartok, Eric Johnson, Jaco Pastorious, Jeff Berlin, Brand X, ELP, Yes and pianist Bill Evans. Al has performed and recorded many types of music
Stephan Thelen with Fractal Guitar 2, Steve Hunt from his album Connections, Al Garcia, Igor Willcox and much more
by Len Davis
The latest release from Stephan Thelen Fractal Guitar 2, Steve Hunt from Connections and music from Melbourne Jazz Funk band Pickpocket from their latest Refraction also Al Garcia and Igor Willcox. Playlist Stephan Thelen Cosmic Krautrock" from Fractal Guitar 2 (Moonjune) 00:00 Steve Hunt Now's The Time" from Connections (Spice Rack) 07:53 Al Garcia ...
by Len Davis
New music from pianist Steve Hunt, New York bassist Al Garcia and Sweden's Derupeto. Playlist Steve Hunt Connections" from Connections (Spice Rack) 00:00 Al Garcia Between Worlds" from Between Worlds (Self Produced) 08:03 Roger Burn Clusters Last Stand" from Trilogy a Tribute to Roger Burn (Blue Canoe) 15:52 Derupeto Bahia" from Derupeto (Noble Records) ...
by Len Davis
The latest release from Lyle Workman Uncommon Measures, Al Garcia Between Worlds, Eric G Project Impressions, Marcus Klossek Electric Trio and an old favourite from Sonar featuring David Torn. Playlist Lyle Workman Unsung Hero" from Uncommon Measures (Blue Canoe) 00:00 Lyle Workman North Star" from Uncommon Measures (Blue Canoe) 09:00 Al Garcia First Light" ...
By Al Garcia
Label: Independent Records
Track listing: Make It So; On Cloud Ten; The Unexpected Answer; The Heart of the Matter; Menuet; Communique; Harmonic Sketch #1; Driving Through Krystal Town; Natural Knowledge; Journey to the Center of the Earth; A Bird in the Hand/Mosaic; Once Upon a Dream.
by Todd S. Jenkins
Hard-hitting, well-executed fusion from a promising new voice. The arrival of CDs which feature one individual playing most of the instruments tends to give chills to reviewers. Fortunately, Al Garcia breaks the mold by crafting inventive, appealing arrangements that utilize all the sounds he has on hand to good effect. He is a member of the ...