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Manager: Miller Brown Entertainment
Bio: ALEX GARCIA’S AFROMANTRA
The New York based group AfroMantra, led by drummer and composer Alejandro “Alex” Garcia, draws from Caribbean, South American, hardbop and straight ahead jazz with a strong Afro Cuban influence. Chilean-born, Cuban-raised drummer, composer, and bandleader Alejandro "A...See Full Bio
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“Latin Jazz Musician Wins Emmy Award The Chilean-born, Cuban-raised drummer, composer, and bandleader Alejandro "Alex" García has won an Emmy® for best Single Spot/Campaign from the New York Chapter of the 55th National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In a phone conversation from Santiago, Chile, where he was vacationing with his family, García expressed his gratitude to the Academy for the award and talked about the process of finishing his next CD—the fourth with his New York–based Latin jazz-fusion ensemble AfroMantra. The group’s critically acclaimed third CD, Uplifting Spirit (AfroMantra Records, 2007), was pre-nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards and the Latin Grammy Awards of 2007. García also works as a Teaching Artist at several organizations in New York City and works as a freelance drummer. To watch and to listen to Alex Garcia’s work please visit the following link”