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Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

"...Okura's rich violin work, the sui generis combination of voices in the mix, and the individual soloists—Okura, Harrell, Sam Newsome, and pianist Brian Marsella chief among them—all deserve top-billing. The manner in which all of these aspects and artists magically meld together goes beyond words. Okura and her music are truly in a class all their own."

- Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz

release date: 05/13/2018

Meg Okura, Sam Newsome, Jean-Michel Pilc

"Best Jazz of Bandcamp: March 2018"

"the most intoxicating tension as the balance of power shifts back and forth. The intensity is magnified by corresponding changes in influence, from avant-garde to classical to Yiddish to modern post-bop."- Bandcamp Daily

Release date: 03/15/2018

Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto

Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

“Meg has created what surely must someday become a Jazz standard. Meg Okura has given a stunning reintroduction to the music from the genius of Ryuichi Sakamoto."- Jazz Times

Release date: 2013

Naima

Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

“…breathtaking...shivers of emotion down the spine...flawless technique... Okura has established herself as a complete musician and a major one."- All About Jazz

Release date: 2010

Meg Okura's Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

Independent Music Awards 2006 Best Album, Honorable Mention

"... mixes a classically trained mastery of strings, piano and drums with quick-witted compositional twist performed with high energy." - Down Beat Magazine


“The group delivers exactly what its name promises… the group found a common ground in '60s-style modality, occasionally reminiscent of John Coltrane and McCoy Tyner's Eastern explorations." - The New York Sun

Release date: 2006

Las Vegas Tango

Meg Okura

a collection of Classics from Paganini to Schuman to Coltrane

Jealousy, Las Vegas Tango, Zigeunerweisen, Traumerei, Caprice, Koto Song, Naima, Horse Racing, Jasmine Flower

Never Alone

Meg Okura

Original spiritual music and covers

Release date: 2000

Label: Life Music (Japan)

Peace In My Heart

Meg Okura

Original instrumental music

Release date: 1998

Label: Harvest Time (Japan)

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First Impressions

Tom Harrell

Second Half

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Angle of Repose

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Views From The Inside

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Don't Take Your Time

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