Daniel Garcia

Travesuras - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9880-2
  • Barcode: 614427988027
  • German Release: 26/04/2019
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Jazz

"Flamenco and jazz are brothers,” says pianist Daniel García, one of the most exciting voices of the new generation of Spanish jazz. That is how he sums up what "Travesuras" is all about: Garcia has delved deeply into the music of his homeland and has combined influences from it with the vocabulary of the modern jazz piano trio. What emerges is music which is expressive, stands on its own terms, and in which rhythmic intensity is allied with melodic richness, harmonic finesse and exceptional virtuosity.

CD € 14,00 (OP: € 17,50)

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"Flamenco and jazz are brothers,” says pianist Daniel García, one of the most exciting voices of the new generation of Spanish jazz. “They have some essential things in common: self-expression, a total engagement at the instant of making music, plus the deep experience of the moment". That is how he sums up what "Travesuras" is all about: Garcia has delved deeply into the music of his homeland and has combined influences from it with the vocabulary of the modern jazz piano trio. What emerges is music which is expressive, stands on its own terms, and in which rhythmic intensity is allied with melodic richness, harmonic finesse and exceptional virtuosity.His musical interaction with long-time band-mates bassist Reinier Elizarde "el Negrón" and drummer Michael Olivera takes place at the highest level: "W...

line up

Daniel García / piano, Fender Rhodes, synths
Reinier Elizarde "El Negrón" / bass
Michael Olivera / drums

Special guest:
Jorge Pardo / flute (on 04 & 10)


Recording Information

Recorded by Manuel Pájaro, Shyan Fathi and Pablo Pulido at Estudio Uno, Madrid, October 15 - 17, 2018
Mixed and mastered by Shayan Fathi at Camaleon Studios, Madrid, November 2018

Produced by Daniel García
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Cover art by Mimmo Paladino, by kind permission of the artist