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Edwin Canito Garcia plays bass on new Stinky Ninja album

Edwin Canito Garcia performs bass on Folk, Jazz, R&B, Latin, and Country songs on Musical Style Adventures

Melbourne Australia, November 25, 2017 - (Press Release) - Edwin Canito Garcia adds his talents to Stinky Ninja's fun new children's album Musical Style Adventures. The album includes more than 20 amazing musicians across 12 styles of music. 

Edwin Canito Garcia performs on the following tracks:
-Princess and the Prawn; a folk song featuring Mark Holden on vocals.
-Oh Windy Day; a country song featuring Dennis Wallace on vocals.
-Piper Sally; a jazz song featuring Toni Randle on vocals.
-Stinking Beauty; a r&b song featuring Sally Ford on vocals.
-Tres Amigos Stinky; a latin song featuring Mireya Ramos on vocals.

About Edwin Canito Garcia
Edwin Canito Garcia was born in New York City and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is a graduate of the University of Tulsa and received his M.M. in Jazz Studies and Commercial Music Production at the University of Central Oklahoma. He has been a faculty member at the University of Central Oklahoma, HOSTOS Community College CUNY, and has worked as an educator for over 10 years combined in the NYC Public Schools District, Union Public Schools District and the Broken Arrow Public Schools District. He specializes in upright bass and electric bass studies, improvisation skills, music technology, Afro-caribbean and south American studies, recording and music business. Edwin Canito has performed and recorded with many notables in the Jazz, Latin Jazz and Latin Pop idioms of music. Some of those notables include: Freddie Bryant Trio, Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Phil Woods, Charlie Porter, Sharel Cassidy, Bobby Porcelli, and is currently a musical director for NYC percussionist, Frank Valdes. His mentors and influences include: John Patitucci, John Benitez, Andy Gonzalez, Christian McBride and Ron Carter.

About Stinky Ninja

Stinky Ninja’s album Musical Style Adventures takes the whole family through the evolution of modern music from folk to hip-hop with 12 original songs. Mark Holden kicks off the musical journey with a folk song accompanied by Adam Stoler on mandolin, banjo, and guitar. Each track features talented artists, arrangements, and instrumentation unique to each style. Each week Stinky Ninja will release an animated video clip to accompany the songs from the album.

Based in Melbourne, Australia, Adam & Vashti Sivell are the brother and sister team behind Stinky Ninja.

‘We wanted songs that could be appreciated by all ages. We worked with children and played tracks at local schools to ensure that each song was accessible to kids. Of course we leveraged Vashti’s music teaching and early childhood music experiences and input from other educators to make the tracks fun and engaging.’ remarked Adam Sivell (co-creator of Stinky Ninja).

Stinky Ninja’s album is an adventure in musical styles that includes: Folk, Country, Blues, Jazz, R&B, Funk, Disco, Rock, 80’s Pop, Reggae, and Hip-Hop. Lyrically every song tells a story, with most based on classic fairy tales with a Stinky Ninja twist.

To ensure an authentic sound for each style of music the Stinky Ninja album features an amazing vocalist for each track. The vocalists include the legendary Mark Holden, Dennis Wallace’s amazing country sound, Toni Randle’s voice that really swings, Sally Ford from the Melbourne Ska orchestra, Mireya Ramos from the Latin grammy award winning mariachi band Flor De Tolache, Pat Powell’s super smooth tone, Jerson Trinidad’s angelic voice, Lisa Maxwell gets everyone dancing, Cisca really rocks, Beata Robins from Quimbombo, Cheyenne Kavanagh’s super soulful sound, and Mighty Ash’s mighty mc’ing!.

Instrumentally Stinky Ninja’s album also includes a wide variety of talented folks that contribute their sounds to the Stinky Ninja album. Guitarists include Melbourne funkmaster Ishan Cooper (also plays bass), Adam Stoler (also plays banjo and mandolin), Dennis Wallace, and Lance Sua.  Mireya Ramos on violin. Peter Drummond from Dragon on drums and Jessica ‘La Timbalera’ Rodriguez on percussion. Rebecca Kleinmann on piccolo, Rachel Therrien on trumpet, Sally Ford plays saxophone, Vashti Sivell on keys and pianos. On bass the album includes Edwin Canito Garcia, Evan Tweedie, and KidNot.

Accompanying each song is a an animation that brings the song and story to life. Stinky Ninja features along with a cast of colourful characters who dance around and act out the funny lyrics.

Stinky Ninja’s album Musical Style Adventures was written and produced in Melbourne by Adam & Vashti Sivell, mixed by HB Recordings, mastered by Lachlan Carrick @ Moose Mastering with performances recorded around Melbourne, Sydney, and New York.

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