Joe Garcia

Independent

Joe Garcia

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About

Paiste Artist Since
July 2000

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Independent

Website
www.thejoegarcia.com

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„I am proud to be associated with Paiste Cymbals!“

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Biography

With a professional career spanning over 30 years, Joe has performed many different styles of music from jazz and Latin jazz to Brazilian to country to rock, and records on numerous projects, both live and in-studio. Joe was inspired by iconic musicians Mongo Santamaria, Giovanni Hidalgo, Luis Conte, Roy Haynes and Joe Morello, to name a few. Joe’s professionalism and engaging personality have earned him a stellar reputation in the music business and he is “first-call” with many bands and recording artists.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.

  • Sounds