Oscar Feldman

Oscar Feldman created quite an uproar by the end of the nineties with his impressive recording debut as a leader 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 “ The Grande Passion” with guitar legend
Al Di Meola and recently toured Europe and South Africa with Grammy winner and top producer/arranger Eumir Deodato.

His first CD as a leader “El Angel“, released in 1999 under the Song-o-saurus label received rave reviews and features guest appearances by Gato Barbieri, Claudio Roditti, Alex Acuña and Paquito D’Rivera

 

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