PAST EVENTS

May 26, 2022
The Morrison Center (Boise, ID)

 

May 22, 2022
AAPI Jazz Festival (Newark, NJ)
Helen Sung presents Quartet+ with guest violinist Meg Okura

 

May 13, 2022
ISJAC Symposium (Austin, TX)
Speaking on Working with Strings

 

May 1, 2022
Birdland Jazz Club*
5:00 pm
Meg Okura & the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

April 2, 2022
Murry Hall at Michigan State University
Chamber Fusion: Jazz Meets Classical
works by instrumentalist-composers
Paquito D’Rivera
Martha Redbone
Pascal Le Boeuf
Meg Okura
Dave Eggar

March 27, 2022
Saint Peter's Church
Jazz Vespers*
Sam Newsome (soprano saxophone)
Meg Okura (violin)
Yaniv Taubenhous (piano)
+ Panel Discussion*
Leslie Fair (Moderator)
"Can Jazz Provide Healing and Promote Hope?"

March 20, 2022
Saint Peter's Church
Jazz Vespers*
Christopher Bakriges & Meg Okura Duo
Music from Matisse Jazz Project

March 13, 2022
Saint Peter's Church
Jazz Vespers*
Meg Okura & Yotam Silberstein Acoustic Duo

March 6, 2022
Saint Peter's Church (New York City)
Jazz Vespers*
Meg Okura & Yotam Silberstein Duo

 

November 6, 2021
Le Cheile
WaHi Jazz Festival
Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble
Anne Drummond (flute)
Sam Newsome (soprano saxophone)
Sam Sadigursky (bass clarinet)
Brian Marsella (piano)
Evan Gregor (bass)
Satoshi Takeishi (drums)


The performance and creation of "Jewbberish Folk Tunes" by Meg Okura has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America’s 2018 New Jazz Works program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

October 15, 2021
Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival
Emilio Solla y La Inestable de Brooklyn

October 17, 2021
Soapbox Gallery
Pablo Lanoguere Quintet

August 14, 2021
Shapeshifter Lab
Ben Kono Group

April 29, 2021
Women In Jazz Organization
Guest speaker: Meg Okura

March 31, 2021
10:00 pm EST ZOOM
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MUSIC ARRANGERS AND COMPOSERS presents WOMEN IN JAZZ
featuring Jihye Lee, Meg Okura, and Courtney Wright, hosted by Andy Farber and Scott Healyabsolute

March 16, 2021, canceled
Absolute Blue Tokyo
Meg Okura Quartet

February 21, 2021,
Zoom
Robert Buonaspina’s RB Grupo

December 26, 2020, canceled
JAZZ FORUM
Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

December 16, 2020
Career Strategies Session (zoom)
Special Guest: Meg Okura Interview

September 12, 2020 canceled
Dartmouth College Church
Christopher Barkriges' Matisse Project with MEG OKURA

March 10, 2020
Iguana
Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

March 8, 2020
Wi-Hi Jazz Festival
Meg Okura  + Tim Harrison Trio

January 23, 2020
7:00 pm
Friends Seminary
Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra

January 16, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 pm
MEG OKURA ensemble KATAN
SILVANA (New York, NY)
Meg Okura (violin & vocals)
Yaniv Taubenhouse (keys)
Daniel Ori (electric and upright basses)
Brian Shanker Adler (drums & percussion)
Spencer Carter (vocals)

December 16, 2019
Meg Okura/Tracy Yang/Jen Allen Jazz Orchestra
Shapeshifter Lab (Brooklyn NY)

October 17, 2019
Mott Community College (Flint Michigan)
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Masterclass on Improvisation by Meg Okura (violin) and Brian Marsella (piano)

November 13, 2019
ATLAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  (Washington D.C.)
"Lion of Judah" Event featuring
Meg Okura Quartet
Yaniv Taubenhouse (piano)
Ehud Guy (bass)
Brian Adler (drums/percussion)

November 6, 2019
Absolute Blue
Meg Okura Quartet


 

October 19, 2019

Humanity in Harmony Music Festival

MacArthur Recital Hall of the Flint Institute of Music 

MEG OKURA QUARTET

Meg Okura (violin & erhu)

Brian Marsella (piano)

Ehud Guy (upright bass &  electric bass)

Rob Avsharian (drums)

October 17, 2019

MacArthur Recital Hall of the Flint Institute of Music 

7:00 pm

MEG OKURA TRIO

Meg Okura (violin & erhu)

Brian Marsella (piano)

Ehud Guy (upright bass &  electric bass)

August 10, 2019 (Rain Date August 11)

Virginia Beach Gigs (Virginia Beach, VA)

Mount Trashmore Amphitheater

12:30pm

Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

Passport Picnic!

 

August 12, 2019

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage (Washington D.C.)

Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

 

June 21, 2019

Aster Place / Joe's Pub (New York, NY)

TRIO 4-5-6

Meg Okura (violin), Ljova (viola), Valeriya Sholokhova (cello)

 

June 12, 2019 

Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater (New York, NY)

BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra performs Meg Okura's latest big band work

June 3, 2019 

The Slope Lounge (Brooklyn, NY)

Erica Seguine & Shan Baker Jazz Orchestra

 

May 31, 2019

Temple Israel of the City of New York 

Celebrating Women of TI

"Musically Inspired Jewish Journey"

Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

 

April 3, 2019

The Jazz Gallery (New York, NY)

Erica Seguine & Shannon Baker Jazz Orchestra

 

May 5, 2019

Drom (New York, NY)

Pharaoh's Daughter

 

March 1 & 2, 2019

Jazz At Lincoln Center Rose Hall (New York, NY)

Kurt Elling Big Blind

 

March 14, 2019

Meg Okura & Yaniv Taubenhouse Duo

House Concert in NYC

 

February 23, 2019

McGill University Tanna Schulich Hall (Montreal, Canada)

Improv Workshop Project

Special Guests: Meg Okura & Sam Newsome

 

January 23, 2019

Friends Seminary Meetinghouse

Meetinghouse Jazz Orchestra premieres "I Have A Dream" by Meg Okura

 

January 19, 2019

Westin New York at Times Square

Chamber Music America ShowcaseMeg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

November 15, 2018

Silvana

Meg Okura (violin, vocals) & Sean Harkness (guitar)

October 17, 2018

WKCR Musician's Show MEG OKURA

August 20, 2018

Dizzy's Club Coca Cola @ Jazz at Lincoln Center

CD RELEASE for the album IMA IMA featuring Tom Harrell

by Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

June 20, 2018

Stone

Brian Marsella's iMAGiNARiUM

June 14, 2018

The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater

The BMI/NEW YORK JAZZ ORCHESTRA will perform Meg Okura's big band work "AFRASIA"

June 13, 2018

Central Park Summer Stage

Yiddish Under the Stars w/ Pharaoh's Daughter

May 17, 2018

JCC HARLEM

Meg Okura's J-Orchestra