Alfredo Balcacer

Suspended Sea (Self-released)

Alfredo Balcacer (b March 11, 1984) is a guitarist and composer from the Dominican Republic. He graduated from Utah State University, and Western Michigan University. He has studied privately with Corey and Mike Christiansen, Fareed Haque and Tom Knific. He has performed across the United States of America, Brazil, Canada and his home country. Alfredo is also a recipient of scholarships by the Utah State Caine College of the Arts and Western Michigan University Department of Music. As part of these ensembles, Alfredo has performed and collaborated with artists such as Peter Erskine, Randy Brecker, Corey Christiansen, George Garzone.

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Personnel

Drums: Madison George
Percussions: Otoniel Nicolas

Acoustic and Electric Bass: Henry Rensch

Piano and Keyboard: Rufus Ferguson

Tenor Saxophone: Caleb Elzinga

Trumpet (1,3:) Dr. Scott Cowan

Flugel Horn (1) and Trumpet (8:) Yakiv Tsvietinskyi
Trumpet (7) Elliot Bild
Vocals (1,6,8:) Katie Lockwood

Guitars: Alfredo Balcacer


Tracking and Editing Engineer: Nick Pasquino, La Luna Recording and Sound, Kalamazoo, MI. Tracking assistant: Sam Peters, La Luna Recording and Sound, Kalamazoo, MI.

Pre/post production/Mixing: Jv Olivier, Terranota Studios, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Mastering: Carlos Yael Santos, Trunoyz Studios, Miami, FL.
CD Artwork: Luis Miguel Gil Vasquez

Photography: Joshua Place.
Liner notes: Fernando Rodriguez.
Producer: Alfredo Balcacer
Co-Producers: Jv Oliver and Rufus Ferguson.

Track Listing

  1. La Silla Marron
  2. It’s Taking Too Long
  3. Difusion Azul
  4. The Mourning Process
  5. Inside My Head
  6. La Danza del Viento
  7. A Love Treaty
  8. Con el Alma ( Antonio Abreu)
  9. Tales of the Horseback Rider

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