Oliver Moore Bio

Oliver Moore, 16 years old, has been playing piano since the age of 6. As a pianist, vocalist, upright bassist, accompanist, arranger, and entertainer, he has performed at various venues throughout northern California. Oliver's interest in the piano stylings of the early 20th century range from the ragtime of Joplin and his contemporaries, to the intricate novelty piano of the '20s, to the jumpin' stride piano of Harlem. He is also classically trained and enjoys playing most forms of jazz and the early rock and boogie music of the '30s, '40s and '50s.

Oliver is from Chico, Calif., and maintains a busy schedule playing gigs, accompanying various productions, singers, and instrumentalists, and playing the upright bass and piano in various orchestras throughout the north state.

Oliver is currently a volunteer in Enloe Hospital's Music for Healing program and is a junior at Inspire School of Arts and Sciences. Oliver has performed at the West Coast Ragtime Festival, the Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival, the VOCE chamber music competition in Los Angeles, and the World Old-Time Piano Playing Contest where this year he won second place in his division.

Updated 6/27/2017