Garcia and Scott
Contemporary singing and songwriting duo, Garcia and Scott consists of Dalia Garcia, who transplanted to Nashville from South Carolina and her native Nashville husband, Gary Scott. They are firmly committed to their music and to each other. Since 2007, they've performed non-stop at clubs, theaters and festivals all over the south and Midwest without a backup band, forcing them to develop a sound that's all their own. Strong lead and harmony vocals, topped off with Scott's percussive guitar style and Garcia's percussion, fill the bill and the room.
Although sometimes hard to remember, Garcia and Scott had individual lives before the duo. The lovely Garcia is a former Miss South Carolina. She was the first Hispanic to don the coveted crown. Garcia toured the world for nearly 8 years with Julio Iglesias, singing the duet "All of You" with him nightly. She says the experience was, "a world class education in music. I learned that the world really is your stage." She also had a record deal with Universal Music Mexico and toured the country to promote her album, Resandole A Dios.
In addition to playing music most of his life, Scott spent nearly 10 years in a public radio newsroom. He was a news director, reporter and producer working at NPR member stations in Murray, KY and Oxford, OH. Scott produced 12 national news features for NPR. He says it was good training ground for songwriting, "I learned how to tell a complicated story in under 4 minutes. A well-written news story should grab you from the first sentence and keep you until the end...just like a good song."