Composer for film, dance, and other medias.

Oscar Jasso

Oscar Jasso was born in the city of Los Angeles, CA, where he began taking piano lessons at a very young age. At age sixteen, he began his undergraduate studies at the "Conservatorio De Las Rosas" in the city of Morelia, Michoacan (Mexico).

Three years later, he continued his studies at "Escuela Nacional De Musica" in Mexico City. There he studied piano with Luis Mayagoitia and Ramon Mier. In 1994, he was awarded a scholarship to study with the Italian composer Franco Donatoni. While living in Mexico, Oscar performed in various cities of that country as well as arranging Mexican folk songs for choirs from "Casas De Cultura" which he accompanied.

In 1997, Oscar returned to the United States and now lives in Chicago, IL. There he studied piano with Dr. Bruce Berr, composition with Robert Lombardo, Ilya Levinson, and electronic composition with Don Malone at Roosevelt University (Chicago). In 2001, Oscar studied film scoring at Columbia College (Chicago).

Oscar has been teaching piano at the "Old Town School of Folk Music" since 2001, and is an active composer producing music for diverse medias such as dance and film.

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ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)

Film Music Network

NACUSA (National Association of Composers, USA)

TI:ME (Technology Institute for Music Educators)

Film Credits Include:

"The Storm"
JR2 Films
(In Post-production

"Looking To Score"
JR2 Films
(In Post production)

Written and Directed by Tomax Aponte

"The Wait"
Written by John H. Rogers III
Directed by Whitney Barber

"Do Not Disturb"
Written and Directed by Nelly Arceo

"Winter Chimes"
Directed by Seline Hsieh
(In post production)

"La Petite Mort"
Directed by John H.Rogers III

"Hussle" (Trailer)
Directed by Zeke Gonzalez

"The Fourth Beast"
Directed by Nathan Masters

"The Twelfth Night"
Directed by John H. Rogers III

"No Strings"
Directed by Zeke Gonzalez

Music Software

----Sequencing And Notation Software---
-Pro Tools LE 8 (Digidesign)
-Digital Performer 6.02 (MOTU)
-Finale 2009
-Reason 3.0

---Soft-Synths And Soft-Samplers---
-Kontakt 3
-Quantum Leap RA
-Quantum Leap Stormdrum
-Sampletank 2XL
-Garritan Personal Orchestra
-EW/QL Symphonic Orchestra Platinum Complete Plus
-EW/QL Symphonic Choirs
-Stylus RMX Expanded
Among Others

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