Richie "Gajate" Garcia

COUNTRY United States      


A key figure in the Los Angeles session scene, an instructor at the famed Musician's Institute in Hollywood, and a clinician of international renown, Richie "Gajate" Garcia is rated as one of the world's most accomplished and versatile latin drummer/percussionists. A graduate of the American Conservatory of Music, he is a member of the critically acclaimed group Hiroshima. As a session musician Richie has played virtually every musical genre, from movie soundtracks to global tours, performing with Phil Collins, Sting, Diana Ross, John Denver, Art Garfunkel and many,many more. Richie "Gajate" Garcia is an exceptional player with incredible passion for his art.

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