Leddie Garcia’s musical history includes touring across the US with Poi Dog Pondering for over 10 years. Some of the artists he has played and recorded with include Santana, Gladys Knight, Liquid Soul, John Cruz, Ramsey Lewis, Cyndi Lauper, Eric Benet and Barry Manilow. His musical affinity crosses all music borders from Pop Music to Jazz Fusion, with Brazilian, South Pacific Rhythms and Latin influences. Leddie’s adaptive approach to performing is a worldly hybrid of percussion styles blended into one. Since moving to LA, he has been a fixture in the music scene. He is the bandleader of Poluma a jazz fusion instrumental project, Soukie a retro funk soul band, and Leddie Garcia & Friends a rock, jazz, r&b project. His ongoing residencies are with Jason Joseph and The Spectaculars at Hotel Café, The Federal Affair at the Federal Bar and The Lexington Social Club. Leddie performs with Hadrian Feraud Band, Adrian Hibbs Band, The Endangered and Ruslan Sirota Band. At the 2011 and 2012. Namm Show he played in legendary Leo Nocentelli’s band The Meters Experience with bassist Billy “Buddha” Dickens, keys Bernie Worrell, drummer Stanton Moore.