Meg Okura & the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble
CD release concert for Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Meg Okura & the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble
“Chamber jazz has found its queen in Meg Okura,” boasted All About Jazz of Okura whose concert and new CD pay an acoustic tribute to synth-pop pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Violinist, composer, and erhu player Meg Okura leads the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble, a group of virtuosi defining world-chamber jazz today. Hailed by the New York Times as "vibrant" and "sophisticated," the ensemble "... mixes a classically trained mastery of strings, piano, and drums with quick-witted compositional twist performed with high energy" (Downbeat Magazine).
Meg Okura (violin, erhu)
Anne Drummond (flute)
Helen Sung (piano)
Martin Wind (bass)
Yonadav Halevy (drums)
The first 25 advance ticket orders will receive a free copy of Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Meg Okura & the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble (limit one CD per ticket order).