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A Conversation with Violinist Meg Okura

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Meg Okura is a distinguished violinist/composer who has been decorated with several awards. Her latest album, Ima Ima, is a collection of well thought out and very well executed compositions that stem out of her role as a mother. Join Meg and I as we talk about composing, motherhood, David Bowie, and other somewhat related things.

Ima Ima features Meg Okura on violin, vocals, and erhu; Tom Harrell on trumpet; Sam Newsome on soprano sax; Sam Sadigursky on bass clarinet, clarinet; Anne Drummond on flutes; Riza Printup on harp; Rez Abbasi on guitar; Brian Marsella on piano and electric piano; Pablo Aslan on bass; and Jared Schonig on drums.

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  • Meg Okura "Black Rain" from Ima Ima (Meg Okura) 00:00
  • Meg Okura "A Summer in Jerusalem / A Night Insomnia" from Ima Ima (Meg Okura) 15:00
  • Meg Okura "Blues in Jade" from Ima Ima (Meg Okura) 60:00

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