The Jazz Session #576: Daniel Garcia

The Madrid-based pianist Daniel Garcia carries within him a deep sense of the history that has shaped him. After studying at Berklee under the mentorship of Danilo Pérez, Daniel returned to Spain to carve out a reputation as a real force in the Spanish jazz scene, expertly traversing jazz and flamenco landscapes to create a signature, sophisticated sound. His second album for ACT Music “Vía de la Plata” was released in September 2021 and features guests Ibrahim Maalouf, Anat Cohen, and Gerardo Núñez. I was thrilled to chat to Daniel about his music and brush up on my knowledge of flamenco and Spanish history in the process.

Show Notes:
– Calle Compaia
– La Leyenda del Tiempo
– Spring of Life
– Calima
– The Silk Road
– Vía de la Plata

Daniel Garcia Trio performs at Villanos del Jazz in Madrid on 26 November 2021
Daniel Garcia Trio performs at Lantaren Venster in Rotterdam on 27 November 2021
Daniel Garcia Trio performs at Bimhuis in Amsterdam on 18 November 2021

Theme music by The Respect Sextet
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Author: Jason Crane