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