Jorge Garcia Trio featuring Nicky Orta

Stellar jazz guitarist Jorge Garcia brings his friend and frequent collaborator,Nicky Orta, to Greenville for "Wheel Session 31". Nicky Orta is a highly sought-after electric bassist from the South Florida area. His solid playing and musical versatility has landed him world tours, gigs, and recording sessions with renowned artists such as Julio Iglesias, Gloria Estefan, Engelbert Humperdinck, Cristian Castro, Arturo Sandoval, and Sammy Figueroa (with whom Nicky received a Grammy nomination) to name a few. Nicky taught at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Florida International University and Miami-Dade College. He has given master classes and lectures in the United States, Africa, Brazil, Costa Rica, Venezuela, and Panama; organized and presented three Jazz Bass Conferences in Miami; and has appeared in various journals and sites such as Bass Player, BDGuide, Músico Pro and Nicky contributed a chapter on the electric bass for the book, Jazz Pedagogy: The Jazz Educator's Handbook and Resource Guide. He is also a Founder of the Miami Jazz Cooperative.
  • By cvbizz
  • October 26, 2017
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