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.
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 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.” – Raul D’Gama, All About Jazz
“Oscar has a very strong music personality.” – Lalo Schifrin
“Sharing solo turns with tenorist Mark Turner, Feldman shows that he knows and loves to swing.” – Downbeat Magazine