NEWS

November 30, 2019

Meg Okura will debut her multicultural small jazz ensemble, Ensemble KATAN on December 5th at Silvana in Harlem. On December 16th, Meg will present her recent big band works with her fellow female jazz composers Tracy Yang & Jen Allen at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn.

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August 14, 2019

Meg returned to Kennedy Center after well over 20 years! She is so happy to return now as a composer and the band leader, not just a violin soloist. Joined by her Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble, Meg brought the house down! Anne Drummond (flutes), Sam Newsome (soprano...

July 10, 2019

Award-winning Meg Okura and the Pan-Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble (PACJE) blends Japanese, Jewish, and African-American heritages, multi-cultural band members and the unforgettable sound of American jazz. Pan-Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble received accolades for Okura’s com...

May 30, 2019

Subtitled "Musically Inspired Jewish Journey," on Friday, May 31, 2019, Temple Israel of the City of New York, a Reform congregation on the Upper East Side will honor, composer and jazz violinist Meg Okura as they celebrate women of the temple. To help celebrate, Meg w...