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 can 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: Cavati...
Shiv shakti, gulaua chouk• 14 Feb 2019
Music Workers Diary• 12 May 2015
And I was taken away by his skill and the good flow of feeling in the music. It was magical. I felt mesmerised as his fingers rolled through a network universe of interconnected scales, keys, riffs, licks and melodies. Like a magician with smoke and mirrors waving the wand of a guitar. And the sounds he was making reconstructed themselves as moods as they passed from ear to brain. The ideas passing from writer to live performer to listener.
Pulse-Alternative Magazine!• 27 May 2018
Oliver Day is a guitar virtuoso very much in the mould of Django Reinhardt. Oliver's a very expressive player with a style bordering on the neo-classical. His performance is something of a homage to Steve Howe, a love evidenced by his playing in a Yes tribute act Fragile. He's the type of guitarist who makes it look to easy as he performs Yes' 'To Be Over' and Howe's 'Sketches in the Sun' providing faithful interpretations of hard to play classics. 'Clap' from 'The Yes Album' is handled with gre...
Anne• 27 May 2018
Technically superb with great interpretation, wonderful.
John• 23 Mar 2018
Oliver is a super-talented guitarist; he can play anything, electric, acoustic and in any style.
- How long do you play for?Typical Sets: Up to 50 Minutes of Classical Guitar Music (Nylon Guitar), Up to 50 Minutes of Instrumental Guitar Music and Popular Song Arrangements (Steel String Guitar), Or a mixture of the sets and styles to your requirements. Additionally, Oliver can perform a shorter guitar recital selecting more the more virtuosic prices.
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?PA (Amplification) Included.
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?All equipment is PAT Tested. 10M Public Liability Insured.
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?Yes, please contact to discuss.
-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