Drummer Walter Garces performs with '60s psychedelic marvels The Electric Prune, and progressive power trio Bang Tower, also featuring legendary bassist Percy Jones (Brand X) and Grammy winning guitarist, engineer and producer Neil Citron.
"LA Drum Guru" Walter Garces has a list of recording credits and students that reads like who's who of the music and film world. A session drummer, educator, and clinician, Walter teaches a full schedule of students while continuing to do studio and film work.
Walter Garces is currently recording and touring with "Psychedelic Masters", The Electric Prunes. Working with them since 2006 he performs on their last release "Feedback".
Walter is currently recording with fretless bassist Percy Jones and guitarist/producer Neil citron on an upcoming cd titled "Casting Shadows" for their new band BangTower.
Walter Garces has also played drums and percussion for Grammy award winner Neil Citron on the records "Guitar Dreams" and "Absolute".
Walter Garces' film work includes Tom Hanks' film "That Thing You Do".
His own comprehensive course of study includes latin, jazz, rock, 4-way coordination, left-hand development exercises and rigorous hand development, as well as independence on the drum set, mechanics, computers and electronics.
In addition to his accomplishments as a musician, Walter Garces has honed his discipline and control by obtaining a black belt in Go-Ju-Ryu, and running marathons.
His newest venture is home Wine making, and has produced 2 releases of the 2008 Vintage for his El Rockero label.