Fernando García [ USA ]


Fernando García

Puerto Rican drummer Fernando García is part of a young vanguard of musicians who are celebrating the island’s folk traditions by studying it faithfully, reproducing it, then combining it with jazz in a sound that sounds familiar yet so-very-new.” -Felix Contreras, Alt.Latino – NPR

The focus Fernando García and Behique is to fuse Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba with Jazz. Fernando was awarded the 2021 New Jazz Works Grant by Chamber music America.


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