Mesa Bluemoon Recordings artist, Luis Oliart has toured the world, played Carnige Hall to B.B. King's Blues Club. He's played on stage with Brian Setzer, Scott Page (of Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Toto), Robby Krieger (Doors) and Dennis Quaid.
These days Luis has been rockin' venues throughout Southern California with his funk-soul-blues band, Hinges.
His A-lister bandmates include, Norwood Fisher and John Steward of Fishbone, legendary keyboardist, Chuck Boogie (of Pharcyde) and guitarist, Jay O'Keefe.
In addition to acclaim as a performer, writer, producer and teacher, Luis Oliart is also an actor and activist helping the homeless. His recent efforts were featured on KTLA-NBC News.
“One of my favorite guitarist. Such a soulful artist with great timing and tone. Luis is the real deal!” – Scott Page, saxophonist and rhythm guitarist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto.
Judge, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, inspired by Luis’ performance on NBC’s Star Tomorrow said, “If this guy doesn’t go to the next round, I’m gonna start a band with him!”
His song, “La Petite Morte” was used in the trailer for the film Elegy (starring Ben Kingsley and Penelope Cruz).
One of Oliart’s tunes, “Let it Go,” is in the soundtrack for the film Avengement
“I wrote Sad & Lonely reflecting on a time when I would spend six months of the year touring around the country in a van," explains Luis.
"Relationships would develop and, as you can imagine, these type of relationships wouldn’t last but a respectful, ongoing friendship would continue."
Mesa Bluemoon Recordings have just added all of Luis' albums, singles and EP's to it's master collection. "Just Another Day" is their first release of this series.