Shunzo Ohno at Joe's Pub
7 – 9PM
Shunzo Ohno, one of the most versatile and influential trumpeters in modern jazz. The spirited interplay of his band reveals the depth of skill and joy in spontaneity that is characteristic of Ohno’s ensemble performances. One can hear the give and take of jazz dialog underneath the mercurial expanse. Shunzo Ohno’s experiences with Art Blakey, Gil Evans, Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock cast an influence resulting with a force of anticipation and fresh vitality. Each of his compositions, confront life’s uncharted circumstances both on global and personal conditions illuminating vigor, dignity, hope and freedom with a mesmerizing renewed spirit.