Concord recording artist Diego Garcia and his band performed (Tuesday evening 10/15/2013) an entertaining acoustic set for Co-Sign/CMJ's roof-top bash at Mophonics - New York headquarters. This is during the massive music marathon week (Oct15-19) of the CMJ conference in New York City. The event was attended by a multitude of artists, various industry execs and press personnel, all looking to have a good time and dance to some really good music.
This live set performance was on the heels of Garcia’s new album release - "Paradise," now available at all digital and physical music outlets.
“Paradise,” is a mesmerizing, romantic blend of Latin, American and European culture that pays homage to Garcia’s musical inspirations while firmly planted in the next generation of sound and texture.
Born in Detroit to Argentine parents, Garcia traced his diverse roots on his critically acclaimed debut solo album, "Laura." Inspired by the early pioneers of the classic Latin troubadour movement such as Sandro, Roberto Carlos and Julio Iglesias, Garcia was compelled to "pick up where they left off."
It's the fusion of these Latin influences with the era’s “Anglo” visionaries such as David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, and Bryan Ferry that makes Garcia's new album, Paradise, truly special. With lush string arrangements, delicate Spanish guitars, and distinct Latin flavor, Paradise is worlds apart from Elefant, Garcia’s former band that he fronted and toured the country with such acts like The National, Interpol and Morrissey.
For more information, please visit: http://www.diegogarcianyc.com/
The first single, “Sunnier Days,” is available for free download.
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