KEVIN JOAQUIN GARCIA


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NEWS

The Steel Wheels Fall US tour is announced, check my tour page.

• Upcoming record releases: The Steel Wheels, Coyloup, The Grid, Hazmat Modine, and Sky White Tiger.

• Preparing for The Band’s Visit on Broadway

• The Grid is developing an interactive music, art, yoga, and meditation performance series.

• New Musical in the works with Duncan Sheik TBA.

Music For Enophiles are gearing up for another Bowery performance this Fall.

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ARTISTS

Current: The Steel Wheels, Duncan Sheik, The Duhks, Hazmat Modine, Gato Loco, Czarina, Coyloup, The Grid, Music For Enophiles, Pape Armand Boye, Sky White Tiger, 9 Horses, Charlie Rosen, and Fever High.

Past: Wheatus, Bright Light Bright Light, Natalie MacMaster, Badou Boye, MC Frontalot, Clinton Curtis, Walter Parks, Gabriel Kahane, Karla Rose and The Thorns, Jose Llana, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kerrigan/Lowdermilk, and Djustpora. 

Collaborations: Bombino, Elephant Revival, Jerry Douglas, MC Lars, Alash, De Temps Antan, Donna The Buffalo, Le Poules à Colin, Hangai, and Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba.

Musicals

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson on Broadway (Cast Member, Drummer, Arranger, In-House Contractor, Cast Recording) 

Fun Home on Broadway (Designated Drummer-Percussionist) 

Murder Ballad (Drummer, Arranger, In-House Contractor, Cast Recording)

Shakespeare In The Park: Love's Labour's Lost (Drummer, Percussionist, Arranger, Cast Recording)

Whisper House  (Drummer, Percussionist, Arranger, Cast Recording)


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DAnce

Staff at New York University, Hunter College, Marymount College, and Steps on Broadway as a dance accompanist. 

Currently working with: Seán Curran, Alberto Del Saz, JoLea Maffei, Michael Leon Thomas, João Carvalho, Karen Gayle, and Suzie Goldman. 

Worked for Merce Cunningham and his dance company for 10 years, and recorded technique music for The Legacy Project and for The Library of Congress. 

2003 Barnard College Composer In Residence.

STUDIO

Recording, mixing, and mastering available at Kevin's studio West Crown Sound in Brooklyn, NY.

Kevin is on the production team at La Boutique Studio in Dakar, Sénégal in partnership with Pape Armand Boye.

Kevin and Jay Lapp have teamed up to form a production house offering recording, mixing, and mastering services.

Remote recording is available if you want drums or percussion on your record.

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PRESS

"Percussionist Kevin Garcia is a wonder. His varied instruments allow him to create different tones and textures. His drum solo late in the show was as engaging as it was impressive while also in keeping with the expressive playing he offered all evening."  -The Gazette review of The Duhks 

PASIC Best International Percussion Performance Winner 1998. 

NPR Folk Alley's Top Ten Artists of 2014.

Made Honorary Cajun by The City of Lafayette, Louisiana at Festival International De Louisiane.