Artist Spot Light
Saxophonist and Recording Artist.
Jazz Musician and Composer.
New Haven CT 06513
EXPERIENCE New Haven CT —
CEO at Nelson Garcia music
EDUCATION: Berklee College of Music B.A. Music Writing and Production.
Professional s a x o p h o n i s t
Gospel recording artist.
Nelson Garcia Is currently putting the last finishing touches to his new and upcoming record "New Horizons" which includes songs produced by Jean Sandoval and Chris Davis "Big dog". His current single "Got that feeling",produced by Darren Rahn, has made it to the charts, peaking #3 at the Groove Jazz Charts and #59 at the Smooth Jazz Billboard Charts. Darren Rahn is a veteran smooth producer with more than 25 # 1 hits on the smooth jazz billboard charts and has worked for some of the best artist in the business like "Wayman Tisdale" , "Dave Koz" "Tim Bowman" and "Nelson Rangell" just to name a few. Nelson is releasing a second song from the “New Horizons” CD, and it's called “Smoove like Sunday Morning”available September 10th 2018. Watch for it!
His newest CD “New Horizons” will be released early 2019. This CD will show us the versatility and variety of music that defines Nelson's career as a musician and saxophonist. The different flavors of smooth and contemporary jazz, as well as Latin Jazz will create a great record that will appeal to all listeners and music lovers. It will be Nelsons 3rd album as a solo recording artist. Garcia says that he hopes that this new album will make a huge difference in his career and will open new doors and avenues for the upcoming years. His collaboration with Jean Sandoval, (who is a Connecticut producer that has worked with some of the finest musicians and artist in the business) has allowed him to write 5 songs on this new record, with Jean collaborating with another 3 songs. Producer Chris Davis "Big Dog" who his currently working with Gerald Albright and has produced for smooth greats like Kim Waters, Najee and Marion Meadows, has written a song for Nelson's new album titled "Al’s Groove' which is a Latin- Brazilian tune featuring a horn section by Nelson Garcia and Emmanuel Rivera. Al’s Groove will be a hit song in the Fall season and we expect to it to move up quickly. Nelson has been playing saxophone since the age of 15. While growing up in Moca, Puerto Rico he took saxophone lessons with Julio Vasquez.
In 2009, Nelson released his first solo CD album titled "El Poder de tu Amor" which gained a recognition in the US and sold over 40000 copies in 2 years. Major venues include “Something Jazz Club”, Hartford Jazz festival 2017 line up, Levas Gospel Fest, Eastern Connecticut State University’s” Night of Jazz”, Nite Light Cafe in Chicago and many more. He is recognized by his soulful and big tone inviting sound on tenor saxophone.
He proudly endorses TG Saxophones, Theo Wanne Mouthpieces, Legere reeds, Marca reeds, 64 Audio and Westcoast sax products.
He travels extensively while making music. Nelson can be reached at 203-314-7811 or email@example.com. Management at Vas records LLC with Moises Vasquez