Dick Garcia

born on 11/5/1931 in New York City, NY, United States

Dick Garcia

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Dick Garcia (born May 31, 1931)[1] is an American jazz guitarist.

Garcia was born in New York City and was an autodidact on guitar, which he began playing when he was nine years old.[1] He played with Tony Scott in 1950, and following this with Charlie Parker, George Shearing, and Joe Roland.[1][2] He was with Scott again in 1955, and then recorded with Milt Buckner, Johnny Glasel, Joe Puma, Lenny Hambro, and Bobby Scott.

He released an album as a leader on Dawn Records in 1956 entitled Message from Garcia, featuring Bill Evans, Tony Scott, Gene Quill, and Frank Isola. In the 1960s he toured again with Shearing and Kai Winding.


As leader

  • Message from Garcia (Dawn, 1956)

As sideman


  1. ^ a b c Barry Kernfeld, ed. (2002). "Garcia, Dick". The new Grove dictionary of jazz, vol. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 12. ISBN 1561592846. 
  2. ^ Wynn, Ron. "Dick Garcia". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Dick Garcia | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2017. 
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