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Monday, June 14, 2010

MUSICIAN SPOTLIGHT- Seba 's Sax from Argentina _Sandy demina Reporting...

Staff Reporter
• Monday, June 14, 2010
Seba Sideways's been playing Tenor Sax for more than 14 years; at the present time, he works in RL as a Session Player in Jazz, Blues, Funk, Latin, Rock, and Reggae Roots Bands. His repertory in SL includes different music styles, as Jazz Ballads, Jazz Standards, Bossa Nova, Blues, Funk, Reggae Roots, Ballads and Tango.

At his gigs, Seba pays a tribute to great musicians like Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Thelonius Monk, Coleman Hawkins or Ben Webster, all of them highlights in North American Jazz History.

SANDY: Where are you from and how long have you been playing music?SEBA: I live in the beautiful town of Buenos Aires in Argentina and I'm always been a musician, since I've been playing music for 15 years so far.

SANDY:Tell us about the music you play.
SEBA:I'm definitely a sax player above all! I play Alto and Tenor Sax.
I love to perform almost all the styles of music always with a Jazz influence inside.
I think that there are no boundaries into the music and what mainly inspires me during my performances is the love I want to share and the idea that a Better World is still possible:music is such an universal way to communicate this!

SANDY:Which song would you most like to have written?SANDY:Of course "Imagine" by the great John Lennon!

SANDY: How did you discover it?SEBA: I remember that a I was told about this virtual world by a friend but what actually did push me in has been the chance to play my music and share it around the world :this is the magic in SL, you can really have an international audience,and this is something that it's not easy to get even in an international capital of entertetainement as Buenos Aires!

SANDY:Did you ever think to use your real name for what you usually do in Second Life?SEBA:Yes , because for me to play in SL or in RL it is the same thing.

SANDY:What you like to do here in Second Life when you are not playing?SEBA:I like to go and listen to the gigs of other musicians and also to Art Exhibits: I've become a friend of so many interesting artists inworld and it's always a pleasure to discover what human creativity can do!

SANDY:Do you think SL can be a valid showcase for your RL works?SEBA: Definitely I'm sure of this! That's why I'm so involved into the SL live music scene!

SANDY:Do you use other kind of digital promotions?
SEBA: I have my MySpace ( I have my listening booth inworld ( you can listen to the tunes from my brand new SLCD released in May 2010.

SANDY:Where do you see yourself a year from now:will Second Life still exist?SEBA:I think that SL will still exist and it will keep on giving a lot of opportunities to all the musicians who want to share their music all around in the (real) world!


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