Africa, by the warm nile river coast, OSTOURA drew upon his jazz influence, african roots and flamenco passions to create a revolutionary twist on the emerging modern music styles that have touched millions worldwide.
One of the most acclaimed and best-selling contemporary instrumental and ethnic fusion musicians, each of OSTOURAs previous albums have all reached the top on world music charts and remain strong sellers well after street date.
OSTOURA is an awesome musician and composer. Launching his solo career in 1997, represents a unique mixture of different styles, drew upon his jazz influence, african roots and flamenco passions to create a revolutionary twist on the emerging Nuevo Flamenco, Modern Country, and Smooth Jazz sound.
His compositions and performances cover an entire range of provocative melodies honed throughout his formative years to his delicate balancing of flamenco and country guitar to the Latin and jazz influences that listeners hear in his music today.
As a musician, he is one of the most recognized guitarists of the Nuevo Flamenco, Modern Country, and Smooth Jazz genres.
Represents collection of sultry moods, tropical serenity and romantic abandon, OSTOURAs exceptional guitar melodies strike an irresistible chord that will capture your heart and imagination and leave you basking in the light of love
Currently work as freelance, OSTOURA focused in the last years on personal projects and creations in order to build, his own wide portfolio that could distinguish his music both in style, technique and creativity.
In his earlier works he focused on a modern styles based on construction and deconstruction of the melody phrases. using various tools and sound effects that render it almost a tune.
While his recent works tried to merge the melodic motifs with nature elements in a world music style or rather with merging the four elements of fire, air, water and earth with the essence of ethnic tunes, eternal and unchangeable in comparison with the earth as a place of change.
The result is the vision of imaginative world hanging between reality and fantasy, dream and utopia and in which melody and harmony have the predominant role.