Violin, Musical Artist
Who is Meg Okura?
Meg Okura is a jazz violinist, ehru player, composer and leader of the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble, based in New York City. She is also a member of the band Pharaoh's Daughter, led by Basya Schechter.
Okura was born in Tokyo, Japan. She has bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School, and worked with jazz and pop legends such as Michael Brecker, Lee Konitz, Dianne Reeves, Steve Swallow, David Bowie and Mariko Takahashi. Okura has also been the featured violinist in the Cirque du Soleil shows Varekai, Corteo and Wintuk.
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- Aug 9, 1973
- Juilliard School
on July 23, 2013