Often described as Miles Davis meets Pink Floyd, trumpet/flugelhorn artist Jeff Oster has released his first LIVE album. Recorded at The Fenix in San Rafael CA on October 15, 2015 and March 24,2016, with his group which includes some of the San Francisco Bay Area's most sought after musicians, this album captures the smoking essence of a Jeff Oster live show. Echoing the styles of Weather Report and Return to Forever, featuring funky fresh fretless bass, soaring and smooth guitar, complex and creative keyboard, sexy sax, sultry vocals and of course, the sweet full sound of Jeff's flugelhorn and trumpet, this album DELIVERS the heat and LIVE energy of artists at the top of their game.
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FLOW ensemble set for Carnegie Hall / mi2n
Forty years after Windham Hill Records became a catalyst for the global New Age phenomenon, its legacy of best-selling works evolves into a fresh new era with FLOW - a unique four-piece ensemble comprised of Grammy Award-winning guitarist Will Ackerman, and three noted award-winning artists: Australian pianist/vocalist Fiona Joy, acoustic guitarist Lawrence Blatt, and trumpet/flugelhorn player Jeff Oster...
Debut album from FLOW, set for May release
Gearing up for the highly-anticipated May 2017 release of FLOW – the self-titled debut album from a super group of the same name, guitarist Will Ackerman, flugelhorn player Jeff Oster, Fiona Joy and Lawrence Blatt are also celebrating the recent announcement of Zone Music Award Nominations for their current solo projects. FLOW, an anagram that represents the combined talents and passions ...
Jeff Oster's fusion team set for 'The Fenix' in San Rafael / Jazz Weekly
On May 4, Jeff Oster brings his trumpet and flugelhorn to The Fenix in San Rafael, CA with a fusion team of Michael Manring/b, Celso Alberti/dr, Frank Martin/key and Todd Boston/g for a mix of funk, blues, and spacy moods. Oster's horn is strong and confident, teaming up with saxist Jeff Taboloff on a hip "Serengeti" and thoughtfully moody "I Can't Make You Love Me." Roberta Donnay brings in her Betty Bo...
Jeff Oster - LIVE! nominated for 'Best Live Performance Album' at 15th Independent Music Awards
Often described as Miles Davis meets Pink Floyd, trumpet/flugelhorn artist Jeff Oster has released his first LIVE album. Recorded at The Fenix in San Rafael CA on October 15, 2015 and March 24,2016, with his group which includes some of the San Francisco Bay Area's most sought after musicians, this album captures the smoking essence of a Jeff Oster live show. Echoing the styles of Weather R...
No other new age artist can groove like Jeff Oster / Something Else! review
One thing that can be said about New Age trumpet maestro Jeff Oster is that no other New Age artist can groove like he can. Which means that his unique brand of that kind of music should translate well from the studio into the live arena. The just-released Jeff Oster Live! bolsters that notion, and but not just because Oster can groove. It's for another, rather straightforward reason: Oste...
Jeff Oster feature / San Jose Mercury News
For someone potentially up for a prestigious musical award as an instrumentalist, Jeff Oster still possesses a flair for words. Something he often says, in particular, has become a type of professional motto: "I tell my clients that I can offer them two kinds of CDs: one that they can put in their bank and one that they can play in their car. It's the perfect combination." It all comes with the t...
Jeff Oster: An Emotional Journey Into Sound / allaboutjazz
Everything begins with sound. It is no coincidence that one of the theories of how the universe was created is called The Big Bang. You can almost hear the thunder in the name. Sound is creation. Sound is life. One way of defining a musician is to say that it is a person who shapes sound into certain patterns. When these patterns become recognizable, they evolve into genres and suddenly an identity is cr...