Member Profile : Oscar Jimenez

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Musician and music producer born and raised in Colombia and now based in Australia. Also known as the leader of popular latin alternative acts such Amaru Tribe and ARIA Nominated band Watussi, Oscar is a multitalented and polifacetic artist who has performed in Festivals around the world (Womadelaide, Bluesfest, SXSW2019) and opened for artist such as Santana, Seun Kuti, Manu Chao, Juan Luis Guerra and more. He has been twice Winner of the International Songwriting Competition in the Latin Category (ISC 2012 and 2016) both releases of his solo releases as singer songwriter.

 Together with local promoters, artist and Dj's he runs Vibrating Planet, an independent music label and events company, with a mission to produce, promote and create collaborations between high quality artist from diverse cultural backgrounds. Oscar has worked as music producer not only of his own work but with artist such as Nhatty Man, Senegambian Jazz Band, The Black Orchids String Band, Madre Monte, Miss Colombia, Labjacd and more. He also works at Multicultural Arts Victoria as Music Projects Officer where hi share his passion for community arts and social projects.

Organisation Colleagues

Little Lunch Online (LLOL) is a daily online meet up and creative exchange to support the Australian arts sector during the Corona Virus pandemic. 

Mar 23 2020 To Sep 30 2020