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Oscar Georges began to play music at the age of 12, studying classical percussion at the National Conservatory of Lyon with professor Attilio Terlizzi.
He started playing jazz drums in 2009, at the “Enfants du Jazz” program in Barcelonnette, directed by Stéphane Kochoyan, and would go on to study with Guilhem Flouzat and Julien Loutelier.
In 2011 he participated in the Crescent Jazz program in Macôn, where he studied under Stéphane Foucher and had the opportunity to open for the Robert Glasper Experiment.
Beginning in 2011, he began studying percussion with Jean Luc Rimey Meil, under whose tutelage he would later go on on to finish his degree in percussion and receive his DEM (Degree in Music Studies) in 2014. He then went on to study jazz drumming at the ENM (National Music School) of Villeurbanne with Michel Chionchini.

Since 2012, Oscar has played a wide variety of music, often jazz but also groove, chanson française, and world music (African, Brazilian, and Cuban) in various jazz clubs in the Lyon region, including the Hot Club of Lyon, the Clef de Voûte, and the Périscope club. He has also played concerts with classical ensembles, such as “OrKestrA Percussion” and the Brass Band of Lyon, with which he won a prize at the 2013 National Brass Band Championship at the Lyon Auditorium.

After receiving his DEM in classical and jazz percussion in 2014, Oscar founded his own quintet, the OG Loq Cinq Têtes. He has opened for notable acts, such as Ben Wendel, Dan Tepfer, Rémi Panossian, Laurent de Wilde at the “Un Doua de Jazz” festival. He also participated in the Baie Jazz Program, studying under Stéphane Huchard, and deepened his proficiency in Cuban percussion with Isel Rasua.
Oscar continues to play regularly with his own quintet as well as a sideman in other groups, including the Marc Cabrera trio, Stamp, Baz Trio and Big Band.

Since 2015, he has been studying at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with Thomas Grimmonprez. And now studying at Flamish Royal Conservatory (KCB) with Lionel Beuvens and Stéphane Galland.

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