Latin/funk heavyweight talks about recent and upcoming projects, equipment and more in new video
Exclusive interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
March 16, 2015
A native of Puerto Rico, Oskar Cartaya is a bassist, arranger, composer and producer. Throughout the course of his brilliant career, Oskar has performed and/or toured with Spyro Gyra, Tito Puente, Steve Winwood, Jennifer Lopez, Joe Sample, Herb Alpert, Kirk Whalum, Celia Cruz, Willie Colón, Regina Carter, Randy Brecker and many others. He has also been a performer and writer for TV and films, including Showtime at the Apollo, the ESPYs, Latin Grammys and Jodie Foster’s Contact movie. Oskar currently fronts his own band, Enclave, which he describes as “a gumbo of jazz and funk, Afro-Caribbean percussion and urban street soul attitude.”
FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Oskar at the 2015 NAMM Show.