Guitar (Electric & Acoustic)
Chase is a guitar player who’s been playing since the age of 14, originally from Alabama but has lived in the Valdosta area for many years and is now based in Hahira. He has toured all over the country as a hired gun, logging thousands of road miles, as well as Doing session work and has recorded in the world famous Muscle Shoals. He is primarily a rock and metal guitarist and you can check out his work from his time as lead guitarist in Made Ready. He’s also well versed in outlaw country and blues guitar. His approach is laid back and all about giving his students the confidence and belief in themselves to be able to play on whatever stage they wish, whether you’re a beginner just learning chords or a more experienced player who wants insight into the licks and techniques of the pros.
Cesar Garcia was born in Caracas Venezuela. He began his musical studies first in music theory in 1998 with Professor Gilberto Simoza. In 2002 he received private drum lessons with the teacher Willy Diaz, where he learned the basics of the instrument. In 2007, he began his percussion academic training at the Department of Simon Bolivar Conservatory with maestro Andres Briceño in the jazz genre.
Currently Cesar is the drummer with The Michael Ryce Trio and the Southern Art Music Ensemble. Recently, he had the opportunity to be part of Albany State University's Jazz Band for Jazzin in the Quarters. The group performed the opening concert guitarist Russell Malone at the Albany Municipal Auditorium in the city of Albany Georgia.