Classical / Spanish Guitarist(4 Reviews)
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Walthamstow, London
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Oliver Day - Versatile, Professional, Solo Instrumental Classical and Acoustic Guitarist.
Oliver Day is a versatile professional musician (guitarist). He graduated with a first-class degree in popular music at Leeds College of Music in 2014. Oliver started playing at a young age, covering a wide range of playing styles as he progressed. As a teenager, he achieved Grade 8 Distinction in both Electric and Classical Guitar. Oliver is an experienced performing musician with professional gear and attitude.
Available to hire as a solo instrumental musician with his own amplification (PA), he c ... an deliver guitar music in multiple genres to your taste; Classical Music (including Spanish and Flamenco pieces), Popular Song Guitar Arrangements, and/or Hybrid picked style (Tommy Emmanuel and Steve Howe Instrumental guitar pieces).
Please note that Oliver is an instrumental solo guitar player, not a Singer/Guitarist.
Example Songs Include:
Classical, Spanish and Traditional Music such as: Cavatina, Spanish Romance, Greensleeves, Cannon in D, Moonlight Sonata etc.
Popular Song Arrangements for Guitar: E.g. The Beatles, The Eagles, Queen, Stevie Wonder etc.
A Variety of Hybrid Picking Pieces such as tunes by guitar virtuosos Tommy Emmanuel and Steve Howe: Guitar Boogie, Classical Gas, Clap, Valley of Rocks, Ram etc.
Recitals, Weddings, Receptions, Restaurants, etc.
-Classical, Key: Major--
Air On The G String - Johann Sebastian Bach
Ave Maria - Franz Schubert
Canarios - Gaspar Sanz
Cannon in D - Johann Pachelbel
Cavatina - Stanley Myers
Concerto in D - Vivaldi
Country Dance - Ferdinando Carulli
Estudio Study No 1 - Francisco Tárrega
Malaguena - Ernesto Lecuona
Minuet in G - Johann Sebastian Bach
Ode To Joy - Ludwig van Beethoven
Study In C Major - Fernando Sor
--Classical, Key: Minor--
BVW 995 Gavvotte 1 - Johann Sebastian Bach
Bourree in Em - Johann Sebastian Bach
Capricho Arabe - Francisco Tárrega
Estudio Study No 2 - Francisco Tárr ... ega
Für Elise - Ludwig van Beethoven
Greensleeves - Traditional
Moonlight Sonata - Ludwig van Beethoven
Scarborough Fair - Traditional
Sor Study 5 - Fernando Sor
Spanish Romance - Anonymous
And I Love Her - The Beatles
Blue Moon - Richard Rodgers
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Careless Whisper - George Michael
Day Tripper - The Beatles
Dueling Banjos - Eric Weissberg
Dust In The Wind - Kansas
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Get Back – The Beatles
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hotel California - The Eagles
House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
Imagine - John Lennon
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Kiling Me Softly With His Song - Charles Fox
Kingston Town - UB40
Let It Be - The Beatles
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Whisky in the Jar - Traditional
Wichita Lineman - Jimmy Webb
Silent Night - Franz Gruber
White Christmas - Irving Berlin
--Steve Howe Guitar Tunes--
Ancient - Steve Howe
Australia - Steve Howe
Bareback - Steve Howe
Beginnings - Steve Howe
Cactus Boogie - Steve Howe
Clap - Steve Howe
Diary Of A Man Who Vanished - Steve Howe
Intersection Blues - Steve Howe
Masceraide - Steve Howe
Meadow Rag - Steve Howe
Mood for a Day - Steve Howe
Ram - Steve Howe
Second Initial - Steve Howe
Sketches in the Sun - Steve Howe
Solitare - Steve Howe
To Be Over - Steve Howe
Valley Of Rocks - Steve Howe
--Tommy Emmanuel Guitar Tunes--
Borsalino - Tommy Emmanuel
Classical Gas - Mason Williams
Guitar Boogie - Arthur Smith
Jack Magic - Tommy Emmanuel
Mombasa - Tommy Emmanuel
Oliver is a professional musician (guitarist) from Lancashire, now based in London, UK. He graduated with a first-class degree in popular music at Leeds College of Music in 2014. He started playing at a young age, covering a wide range of playing styles as he progressed. As a teenager, he achieved Grade 8 Distinction in both Electric and Classical Guitar.
Listening to and learning to play the music of Yes guitarist Steve Howe enabled Oliver to develop a fluid and natural technique - skills he has applied to his own playing style and repertoire.
Oliver plays with various bands and artists ... at venues throughout the UK. Bands include Winter Springs, a six-piece vocal harmony based, folk/pop singer-songwriter collective and Fragile, UK's leading Yes Tribute Band (fronted by Claire Hamill).
Late 2016, John Holden contacted Oliver to play guitar on his album (Capture Light) remotely from Oliver's home studio. This was and became an album featuring an array of respected musicians in progressive rock. Notably, members and ex-members of progressive rock band Yes (Billy Sherwood, Oliver Wakeman) and the ex-singer of the band The Enid (Joe Payne). This gave Oliver the opportunity to record with musicians he regarded highly, using a variety of instruments on John compositions. Capture Light went on to be voted second best album of 2018 by Prog Mill Listeners on Progzilla Radio.
2018 led Oliver working with ‘That Joe Payne’, becoming a member his live band putting on shows in major cities. This same year also saw Oliver play at the Official Yes 50th Fan Convention at the London Palladium and work with Multi-Platinum Songwriter/Producer Mark Hadfeild for 2018 UK TV ‘X-Factor’ Performer, Louise Setara.
During the years he has been playing, studying and working, Oliver has gained valuable experience as a live performer, session musician and guitar tutor.
Reviews (4 Reviews)
Playing solo guitar since an early in my development as a guitarist.
15 years experience playing guitar in various settings and genres, solo, bands, to many audiences.
Performed at London Palladium 2018.
Performed on second best album voted by ProgZilla Radio, 'Capture Light' alongside Billy Sherwood and Oliver Wakeman of Yes.
Worked with Multi-Platinum Songwriter/Producer Mark Hadfield on Louise Setara's Music (X-Factor 2018)
Performs with 'That Joe Payne' voted best male vocalist Prog Magazine.
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