Shunzo Ohno: Incite/InSight
Shunzo Ohno's, fearless trumpet performance, inspiring compositions, and energetic Metamorphosis Ensemble return to Joe’s Pub. An award-winning composer, bandleader, and jazz trumpeter, Shunzo's unique jazz and classical instrumentation, incites hope and resilience. His funky rhythms and enchanting melodies captivate a euphoric sonic experience that resonates with global audiences.
Born in Japan, he made his move to NYC, touring with legendary masters Art Blakey, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Gil Evans. His life story of challenge, heroic resilience and riveting live performances are a magnet for inter-generational fans.
In pursuit of global harmony through music, he claims, “We all are Dreamers, and together, we are triumphant.”
"[Shunzo Ohno]... plays tight, crisply phrased lines with a stabbing rhythmic effect. Without the mute, his open tone has a broad, ringing sound that soars through high-powered driving lines…” - The New York Times
“Clearly Shunzo Ohno is no ordinary man. A spectacular trumpeter and an even greater musician” – Jazz da Gama
Photo credit: Mike Esperanza
$30 (exclusive of ticket service fees)
For last-minute tickets, please visit our Box Office at 425 Lafayette Street. Web sales and phone sales end when doors open, and tickets may be available for in-person, walk-up sale right before the show begins.