LATIN JAZZ @ MONDO
A special music CD release concert event with The Oscar Feldman Quartet comes to the popular LATIN JAZZ @ MONDO Concert Series on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 8:00pm. The venue is located at MONDO, 426 Springfield Avenue in downtown Summit, NJ. The audience is surrounded by inspiring fine art at this intimate and cozy venue as they enjoy a concert experience with the best of Latin jazz artists from NYC and beyond. Oscar Feldman is an Argentinean saxophonist and composer based in New York City. He has recorded a new and most recent
adventurous 'GOL' CD with some of the hottest musicians on the jazz scene today. He is joined for this special concert by accomplished musicians; drummer Tiago Michelin, pianist Lou Rainone and Bill Nelson on acoustic bass.
Known for his splendid tonalities and melodically outstanding charts, Oscar demonstrates his superb skills on alto, tenor and soprano saxes, while employing a wide range of Pan-American references, from straight ahead to tango to candombe to samba to mambo.
Feldman studied at Berklee College of music where he graduated cum laude in 1995 with a Major in Professional Music.
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.
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".
His debut album "El Angel" received rave reviews and features guest appearances by Gato Barbieri, Claudio Roditti, Alex Acuña and Paquito D'Rivera.
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.
For his 'Oscar e Familia' album, featuring an all-star band and an all-star support team- Feldman enlisted drummer Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny Group, Chick Corea), upcoming pianist Manuel Valera, bassist John Benitez and percussionist Pernell Saturnino for his core group and with special guests Mark Turner, Diego Urcola, Pablo Aslan & Cuartetango, and Argentinean pop star Luis Alberto Spinetta.
In 2011 Oscar joined the Caribbean Jazz Project led by Grammy award vibraphonist Dave Samuels, touring in Europe and Japan.
Concert tickets are priced at $20 in advance / $25 at the door. Advance reservations & more info are also available by calling the Teatro Si box office at 908-301-9496 or purchase tickets in person at MONDO in Summit. We recommend enjoying a fine meal at one of several fine restaurants in downtown Summit before or after the show. Event proceeds benefit programming efforts at Teatro Si, a 501(c) 3 not for profit organization.
426 Springfield Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|