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Oscar Feldman created quite an uproar by the end of the nineties with his impressive recording debut as a leader with El Angel. Known for his splendid tonalities and melodically outstanding charts, the Argentinian native demonstrates his superb skills on alto, tenor and soprano saxes, while employing a wide range of Panamerican references, from straight ahead to tango to candombe to samba to mambo. Feldman has extensive performance and recording experience, that ranges from straight ahead jazz, Brazilian, pop to fusion. Mr.Feldman won the Outstanding Performance Award as the Best Soloist in fusion in Buenos Aires, 1986 and in 1992 the Achievement Scholarship Award from Berklee College of Music, where he graduated cum laude in 1995 with a Major in Professional Music. Oscar has recorded and toured internationally as a lead alto with Paquito D'Rivera’s United Nations Orchestra, once led by the legendary Dizzy Gillespie. In 1999 Oscar recorded the album “Tropicana Nights“, with a Big Band conducted by Paquito D’Rivera which received the Latin Grammy Award 2000 for “Best Latin Jazz Album“. In 2000 he recorded the album he Grande Passion with guitar legend Al Di Meola and recently toured Europe and South Africa with Grammy winner and top producer/arranger Eumir Deodato. Oscar has recorded and toured internationally with notable artists such as guitar legend Al Di Meola, Grammy winner and top producer/arranger Eumir Deodato, Jeff Tain Watts, Avantango, Paquito D'Rivera's United Nations Orchestra, Alex Acuna at prestigious venues such as the Opera Vienna House, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Town Hall in New York, Park La Villette in Paris, the Blue Note as well as many International Jazz Festivals in Europe, the Americas and Africa. Oscar toured in Spain with Bebo Valdes and His All Star Latin Jazz Band and most recently he performed in Greece.with his own band featuring Horacio “Negro” Hernandez. He recorded for the soundtrack of Ang Lee's new movie "Lust, Caution". Oscar toured Europe with Fusion Revolution together with Alex Acuna , Tom Kennedy and Otmaro Ruiz. In 2009 Feldman released his second solo album Oscar e familia with drummer Antonio Sanchez, Manuel Valera, Mark Turner,John Benitez. The title cut was written by the great Hermeto Pascoal

Gol

Label: Zoho Music
Released: 2017
Track listing: I Let A Song Go Out Of My Head; La Cancion Que Falta; Viva Belgrano; Murmillo; N.N.; Nobody’s Fault But My Own; Is That So; I Feel Fine.

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Oscar Feldman: Gol

Read "Gol" reviewed by James Nadal

Don't let the paucity of recordings from saxophonist Oscar Feldman fool you. It appears he has been woodshedding, assembling a new band of compatible musicians, and is now ready to step back into the spotlight. After his hiatus, quietly working on other projects, Feldman presents Gol, an eclectic blend of music covering the sounds of South ...

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New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, Nyc Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, Nyc Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

MAKE THIS SUMMER YOUR HOTTEST YET NEW YORK, NY: New York City’s acclaimed music school, New York Jazz Academy, is offering affordable Summer Jazz Intensives to adults and teens who can make it to their exciting new space on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. New York Jazz Academy, recently featured on NBC’s Today in New ...

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New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, NYC Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, NYC Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

MAKE THIS SUMMER YOUR HOTTEST YET NEW YORK, NY: New York City’s newest music school is offering affordable Summer Jazz Intensives to adults and teens who can make it to their exciting new space on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. New York Jazz Academy, recently featured on NBC’s Today in New York, CNBC, and CBS ...

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New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, NYC Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

New York Jazz Academy Summer Jazz Intensives, NYC Music Camps For Adults And Teens, Now Enrolling

MAKE THIS SUMMER YOUR HOTTEST YET NEW YORK, NY: New York City’s newest music school is offering affordable Summer Jazz Intensives to adults and teens who can make it to their exciting new space on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. New York Jazz Academy, recently featured on NBC’s Today in New York, CNBC, and CBS ...

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Buenos Aires Jazz Festival 2009: Growing Into a Tradition

Read "Buenos Aires Jazz Festival 2009: Growing Into a Tradition" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival '09, Part 1 December 3-8, 2009In the land of the tango, Argentina--specifically the stylish city of Buenos Aires--there is a movement afoot to bring great jazz to the land, expand the audience for the music, and increase public exposure for the growing number of outstanding jazz musicians in ...

Oscar e Familia

Label: Sunnyside Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: Mrs. Tangoholic; The Improvisers; So Tenderlee; Oscar e Familia; Coco da Bahia; New Tango; Triunfal; El Minotauro; Children of the Night; Peace to Find.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Oscar Feldman: Oscar e Familia

Read "Oscar e Familia" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Oscar Feldman is ready, with Oscar e Familia, to put his own stamp on the alto saxophone. Not since the fire of Jackie McLean, the cool breeze of Lee Konitz, Eric Dolphy's rhythmic advances, Ornette Coleman's Harmolodic theories, and Steve Coleman's mBase concepts, has someone attempted to create a new language for that instrument. True, Charlie ...


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