Sócrates Garcia

Sócrates Garcia is a composer, arranger, producer, recording engineer, bandleader, guitarist, and educator, as well as the co-author of the musical children’s story “From Across the Street / Del otro lado de la calle.” He currently is an Associate Professor of Music and Director of Music Technology at the prestigious Jazz Studies Program of the University of Northern Colorado. As an arranger/producer and recording engineer, his work is found on numerous albums and a myriad of side-projects. Dr. Garcia’s recording and performing credits include the Grammy-winning album Yo Por Ti by Olga Tañon; Milly Quezada’s Tesoros de mi Tierra (14 on Billboard’s Tropical Song charts); and national and international performances with the Socrates Garcia Latin Jazz Orchestra, among others