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Gabriel Vicéns

Gabriel Vicéns (1988) has quickly become a respected figure in the Puerto Rican jazz scene. He attended the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico and graduated Summa Cum Laude as the first jazz guitarist. In 2012, he completed his first solo album, Point In Time, which featured jazz legend Eddie Gómez, who describes Vicéns as a creative musician that displays a new vision on the guitar, and tenor saxophonist David Sánchez, and was critically acclaimed in multiple local and international magazines. He has recorded and played on stage with renowned musicians like Eddie Gómez, David Sánchez, Alex Sipiagin, Miguel Zenón, Paoli Mejías, John Benítez and Henry Cole.

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”Guitarist-composer Gabriel Vicéns, a leading light of Puerto Rico’s jazz scene, flaunts a modernist sensibility on his impressive debut as a leader”

- 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

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