MEG OKURA

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A native of Tokyo, Meg Okura made her U.S. solo debut with the late Alexander Schneider’s New York String Orchestra at the Kennedy Center as a 19-year old concert violinist. With her two suitcases and a violin, she moved to New York City and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in violin performance from The Julliard School. Advancing her career as a jazz violinist while at the Henry Mancini Institute in Los Angeles, Okura was soloist and the concertmaster for the orchestra backing up Herbie Hancock, Shirley Horn, Diana Krall, and Terence Blanchard, under the batons of music icons as Quincy Jones, Jerry Goldsmith, and Jack Elliot.

Okura has received the Grammy nomination as the violinist on the album Second Half by the Emilio Solla y la Inestable de Brooklyn in the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Okura has also appeared on several dozens of recordings with a wide range of
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MEG OKURA Meg Okura's Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meg Okura's Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2006
MEG OKURA Naima album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Naima
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2010
MEG OKURA Tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2013
MEG OKURA Las Vegas Tango album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Las Vegas Tango
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2013
MEG OKURA Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble (feat. Tom Harrell) : Ima Ima album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble (feat. Tom Harrell) : Ima Ima
Fusion 2018

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MEG OKURA NPO Trio (Meg Okura, Sam Newsome, Jean-Michel Pilc} : Live At The Stone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
NPO Trio (Meg Okura, Sam Newsome, Jean-Michel Pilc} : Live At The Stone
Third Stream 2018

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