ocrates Garcia is a composer, arranger, producer, recording engineer, bandleader, guitarist, and educator from the Dominican Republic. He has performed as a guitarist and keyboard player in many Latin-American countries, and his orchestra, the Socrates Garcia Latin Jazz Orchestra, has performed around the country and internationally.
His latest album, Back Home (MAMA Records), performed by the Socrates Garcia Latin Jazz Orchestra, is a symbiotic combination of Afro-Dominican and Afro-Caribbean genres within the aesthetic of contemporary orchestral jazz. An award winning album, it has received numerous accolades by critics and jazz fans alike.
-Latin Jazz Corner by Chip Boaz
-AXS by Carol Banks Weber
– Publicity Photos –
-Midwest Record by Chris Spector
-The Jazz Owl by Travis Rogers, Jr.
– Recordings –
Global Music Awards Gold Medal Winner
-The Jazz Page Raves by D. Glenn Daniels
-Musical Memoirs by Dee Dee McNeil
– Videos –
-Jazz Music Archives by JS
-O’s Place Jazz Newsletter by D. Oscar Groomes