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As a prelude to a salsa album project he has been working on, Leonardo has released two salsa singles in 2018; Tu Eres (HMMA Award 2018) and Sweet Love, and a series of other Latin jazz titles.
The concept of this album, Twelve, the translation is Twelve, was to bring twelve aggressive salsa songs, or "Salsa Dura", which were well performed for the salsa dancer, salsa enthusiast and also for the listener's ear that enjoys of different rhythms and harmonies.
and melodies Twelve has a lot of symbolism, but it also has a meaning for Leonardo, since it was at this age that he started playing the piano; Having started the music with guitar and percussion.
The arranger, composer and pianist Leonardo Garcia is a musician with broad musical versatility. His styles include Jazz, Latin and Salsa, and Rock, Fusion among others.
He was nominated and won the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) in November 2018 for the category of traditional Latin. Leonardo is an artist in all the extension of the word he has performed with several groups and orchestras in the DC area for more than 30 years.
Keeps a busy agenda playing live and working on several recording projects; Including the release of a Latin Jazz album March 2018, titled Leonardo Garcia.