Born: March 16, 1988
Born in 1988, Gabriel Vicéns has quickly become a respected figure in the Puerto Rican jazz scene. Having attended the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico, where he majored in Jazz Performance for Jazz Guitar, he had the opportunity to play, learn, and develop friendships with Miguel Zenón, Eddie Gómez, Kenny Werner, David Sanchez, John Faddis, Bill Boris, Ricardo Pons, Charlie Sepúlveda, Luis Perico Ortiz, Danilo Pérez, Luis Marín, Fernando Mattina, and Paoli Mejías.
In 2010 he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Conservatory as the first jazz guitarist and has just completed his first full length, critically acclaimed album, Point In Time, featuring jazz legend Eddie Gómez and tenor saxophonist David Sánchez...
- Point in Time by Jeff Dayton-Johnson
- Point in Time by Dan Bilawsky
- Point in Time by Andrew J. Sammut
- Bill Milkowski, Jazz Times Magazine
Gabriel Vicéns' Point In Time displays exceptional maturity in composition and performace. As the Puerto Rican guitarist thoughtfully develops each improvised solo, it's easy to forget this is his debut release
- James Rozzi, Jazziz Magazine
Point In Time is a full-bodied debut record filled with bright moments, enchanting sounds and thrilling journeys. The Zeitgeist of modern jazz is exhibited through Vicens' work
- Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz
Puerto Rican guitarist Gabriel Vicéns shows signs of being one of the new aces of mainstream guitar
Vicéns’ resourceful, impressive view is such that the Collective We will want to experience anew
- Mark Keresman, Jazz Inside Magazine
Point in Time is as strong a debut record as any jazz guitarist could hope for...