Guitar Lessons | Singing Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Mixing and Mastering Lessons, Skype Lessons
- Qualifications: Bachelor of Music/Composition
- Pricing: $60x Hour
- Styles: Jazz, Latin music, improvisation, pop, rock and world music
- Suitability: beginner to advanced
Oscar is an Australian born guitarist, composer and producer, he has been playing guitar for 24 years and performing professionally since early 2001.
His passion for music and commitment to the guitar have been pivotal to his success in exploring the musical landscape of his past and present. He draws upon the traditions of South and Central American music, African music, Jazz and contemporary music.
Since his formal and informal studies in music with various highly respected guitar mentors, Oscar has become an outstanding guitarist and has had the opportunity to perform at major Australian Festivals such as Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2008-18 – Womadelaide 2007 –18 Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival 2007 –Wangarratta Jazz Festival 2015 and he has toured internationally to Chile, Germany, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia.
He is a founding member, vocalist, guitarist and plays the “Tres Cubano” in San Lazaro – one of Melbourne’s leading Latin bands who were recognised for their contribution of all original recordings to the Australian world music scene in an Australian Music Council publication “World Music, Global Sounds In Australia” 2010.
They are currently working on their 4th record with the HopeStreet Recordings label.
You can learn anything from beginner lessons for some basics like rhythm, simple melodies, basic chords to easy songs and simple songwriting or get advanced lessons where we can cover anything from learning advanced guitar repertoire, music composition, arranging chord/melodies, scales, advanced harmony, improvisation ideas, rhythm concepts and singing(not essential).
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I can cover a few styles like pop, rock & blues, jazz and classical guitar.
I specialise in South and Central American style of guitar playing specifically Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova, Afro-Peruvian, Afro-Cuban, Chilean and Argentinian music, I also study percussion, it is something that I love and rhythm means the world to me.