Oliver Day is a musician based in Central Lancashire and is a Professional Musician, Guitarist, Performer and Teacher.
Oliver is a professional musician (guitarist) based in Central Lancashire, 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.
Now performing with several ensembles including LCoM band "Winter Springs" and UK's Leading Yes Tribute band "Fragile", Oliver plays in venues throughout the UK. He also teaches the Guitar. Oliver has worked with various respected known (and lesser known) people in the Music Industry.
I am available as a session musician, either in person or remotely from my home studio. I have a sharp ear for music, can play appropriately for music I listen to with a lot of technique under my belt. Feel free to contact me and thank you for looking at my page.
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Interview with Oliver Day
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Steve Howe influenced.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Lots of styles of music. Play: Pop, Rock, Prog Rock, Folk, Country ect.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Variety of guitars: Les Paul, Telecaster, Martin Acoustic, Admira Nylon, Semi-Acoustic and Hollow-body guitars. Protools, Mbox interface, Waves Plugins, Yamaha Studio Monitors.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Guitarist that inspire me are people who bring something musical and melodic to songs with a great sound. Steve Howe is my main inspiration, others include: Don Felder, Danny Gatton, Jan Akkerman
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I listen to the music that I am working with and think about sounds that would work with it. I let the track inspire what I play on top of it. If the client wants something ideas in particular, then I would play few ideas to there brief first. Typically, I am a musician that listens to learn music - But I have no problems working with charts or a score. I sent the client several takes and ideas so they have plenty to work with.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a tasteful, dynamic guitar parts with a professional sound.