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Shunzo Ohno - trumpet
Buster Williams - bass
Cyro Baptista - percussions
Billy Drummond - drums
Jerome Jennings - drums
Paul Bollenback - guitar
Ed Howard - bass
Clifford Carter - keyboards
Ray Spiegel - tablas
George Yamazawa - vocals, spoken word
Sasha Ono - cello
Ira Coleman - bass (Lea's Run)


Pulse 21 Inc.: executive producer

Renew

Pulse Beat Records, 2016

1. Easy Does It
2. Renew
3. Song For Sensei
4. Musashi
5. Alone, Not Alone
6. Tairyo Bushi
7. Lea's Run
8. First Step
9. Renew Reprise

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Shunzo Ohno - trumpet
Clifford Carter - piano keyboards
Ira Coleman - bass
Joe Bonadio - drums, percussions
Sasha Ono - cello (1,3,5)


Muscial Dog Studio, Masaharu Sekiguchi: producer
Musical Dog Studio, Suzuko WOOTAN
Masao: executive producer
Sura Spiegel Pulse 21 Inc: coordinator

Clair De Lune

Musical Dog Records, MD-0003 - 2014

1. Sasha
2. Light of the moon (Clair de Lune) / Dobyushi
3. Oborozukiyo
4. Moonlight Sonata / Beethoven
5. Section Yamanaka / Ishikawa Prefecture folk song
6. I Just Called to Say I Love You / S.Wonder
7. Friends
8. Lea's Run
9. Homeward Bound 1 (Going Home 1) / Dvorak
10. Homeward Bound 2 (Going Home 2) - trumpet solo / Dvorak


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All in One

Pulsebeats SO1002 - 2013

Shunzo Ohno - trumpet, flugelhorn
Clifford Carter - keyboards, piano
Vic Juris - guitar
Dave Anderson - bass
Thierry Arpino - drums, percussion
Ray Spiegel - tabla, duggi tarangl, shakers, bells, pods, madal tarang, assorted percussion
Sasha Ono - cello
Hal Winer - whistle on "Okinawa"

Tracks:
1. Sea Breeze
2. All In One
3. Over the Rainbow
4. Okinawa
5. Dreamers
6. April Moon
7. Tairyo Bushi
8. Musashi
9. Alone, Not Alone

Executive Producer: Si Spiegel
Producer: Shunzo Ohno
Co-Producer: Clifford Carter


Sakura

FNCJ-1003 - 2008

Shunzo Ohno - flugelhorn, trumpet
Soichi Noriki - keyboard, synthesizers
Akira Okazawa - bass
Yuhichi Togashiki - drums, percussion

Tracks:
1. Sakura Sakura
2. Besame Mucho
3. Fields Of Gold
4. Aka-Tombo (Red Dragonfly)
5. Scarborough Fair
6. What's Going On
7. Maria
8. Firefly
9. Hamabe No Uta (Song Of The Beach)
10. Bubbles

Produced by Kiyoshi Itoh and Shunzo Ohno
Recorded in November 2007 and January 2008 at Frends Music Studio, Tokyo



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Pulsebeats SO1001 - 2005

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet/Flugelhorn
Edward Howard - Acoustic Bass
Billy Kilson - Drums
Henry Hey - Keyboards
George Colligan - Piano/Keyboards
John Hart - Guitar
Daniel Sadownick - Percussion
Jeanne LeBlanc - Cello on 6 & 8

Tracks:
1. Go On
2. Historia De Un Amore

3. Mura No Kajira (Blacksmith in the Village)
4. Awa Odori
5. Home
6. Firefly
7. Epic
8. Bubbles
9. Takibi (Small Bonfire)

Recorded January 2004, The Studio, NY by Katherine Miller
Mixed by Phil Magnotti
Mastered at Masterdisk, New York
Produced by Shunzo Ohno
Co-produced by Henry Hey



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US cover

Poetry of Japan

Min-On MC1032 -1999

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet
Edward Howard - Bass
Clarence Penn - Drums
Henry Hey - Keyboards
Toshiyuki Daiyoku - Keyboards
John Hart - Guitar
Ray Spiegel - Tablas
Daniel Sadownick - Percussion

Tracks:
1. Fruit of Yashi <Coconut tree>

2. Moon of Ruined Castle
3. Flower
4. This Path
5. Morigasaki Coast
6. Ringo Oiwake
7. Home
8. Red Dragonfly
9. Song for Mum
10. Mother
11. Desert Moon

Recorded November 1999 at Avatar Recording Studios, New York
Mixdown at Vincent Studios, Tokyo, Japan
Produced by Min-On
Engineer Tomoo Suzuki
Mastered by Takako Watanabe
Co-Ordination P.U.L.S.E.21 New York


LIVE '94 TAKE OFF!

Nippon Crown CRCJ9128 - 1994

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet
Gil Goldstein - Keyboards & Accordian
Adam Rogers - Guitar
Lonnie Plaxico - Bass
Gene 'Action' Jackson - Drums

Tracks:
1. Earth - Autumn Rain
2. Bubbles
3. First Step
4. Summertime
5. He Said So
6. Musashi

All tunes written by Shunzo Ohno except Summertime
Recorded June 1994 on tour in Japan
Produced by Shunzo Ohno
Engineers Tomoo Suzuki and Hiromasa Yamamoto
Mixed by Malcolm Pollak
Mastered by Bob Ward at Current Sounds, New York


MAYA

TBM Records CD5037 -1991

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet
Steve Wilson - Sax
Renee Rosnes - Keyboards
James Genus - Bass
Billy Drummond - Drums
Ray Spiegel - Tablas

Tracks:
1. Maya (Quintet)
2. Stella By Starlight
3. Autumn Rain
4. First Step
5. He Said So
6. On Going
7. The Epicurean
8. Maya (Quartet)
All tunes written by Shunzo Ohno except Stella by Starlight - Victor Young and The Epicurean - Steve Wilson
Recorded 22/23 July 1991 at Sear Sound Studio, New York
Produced by Takeshi "Tee" Fujii
Engineer Michael McDonald.


MANHATTAN BLUE

Electric Bird / King K32Y 6168 and ProArte (ProJazz) Records - ProArte 649 - 1986

Shunzo Shunzo Ohno - trumpet, flugelhorn
Mike Stern - guitar
Kenny Kirkland - acoustic piano, synthesizers
Gil Goldstein - synthesizers
Pete Levin - synthesizers
Daryl Jones - bass
Victor Louis - drums
Steve Thornton - percussion

Tracks -
1. So-Ho (6:32) [Akira Kon]
2. Summertime (7:37) [George Gershwin]
3. All At Once (6:44) [Michael M.Masser, Jeffrey Osbone]
4. Musashi (8:53) [Shunzo O'no]
5. Ringo Oiwake (7:16) [Masao Yoneyama]
6. Blue Bossa (7:03) [Kenny Dorham]

Produced by Shigeyuki Kawashima and Shunzo O'no
Coordination : Min-on
Supervisors Toshinari Koinuma and Masamichi Asaishi (Koinuma Music)
Recorded at Clinton Recording Studio, N.Y., November 5,6&7, 1986
Engineer : Ed Rak
Assistant Engineer : Joe Martin
Arranged by Gil Goldstein, except track #1 arranged by Kon Akira, and track #5 arranged by Shunzo O'no
Mike Stern appears through the courtesy of Atlantic Records.



Alternative Cover
Alternative cover

QUARTER MOON

Inner City IC1108 - 1981

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet & Keyboards
Jeff Laton - Guitar
TM Stevens - Bass
Marcus Miller - Bass
Carter Jefferson - Sax
Onaje Allan Gumbs - Keyboards
Kenny Kirkland - Keyboards
Victor Lewis - Drums
Sue Evans - Congas
Vivien Cherry,
Yvonne Lewis and
Ullanda McCullough - Background Vocals

Tracks:
1. Fatback
2. May
3. Jeff
4. In The Sky
5. Autumn Rain
6. The Dawn
7. Quarter Moon
8. We Will

All tunes written by Shunzo Ohno
Recorded 20-29 May 1979 at Electric Lady Studio, New York
Produced by Shigeyuki Kawashima and George Nishimura for Wave Inc
Engineer David Wittman


Antares

Electric Bird Records K28P6013 - 1980

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet, Flugelhorn & Recorder
Onaje Allan Gumbs - Keyboards
Kenny Kirkland - Piano
Robert Arron - Sax, Flute
Kelvyn Bell - Guitar
Marcus Miller - Bass
Wayne Brathwaite - Bass
Ronnie Burrage - Drums
Edward J T Lewis - Drums
Ricardo Torres - Percussion
Juvenal Calderón - Percussion
Sybil Thomas - Vocal on track 4
+ string section

Tracks:
1. Bright Side
2. You First
3. Low East Side
4. Rainbow Lovers
5. Antares
6. Don't Be There
7. Remember
8. Rum Raisin

All tunes written by Shunzo Ohno except Rainbow lovers, by Kazuko Ohno
Recorded at A+R studio, New York on 21-29 February 1980
Produced by Shigeyuki Kawashima/Electric Bird and George Nishimura/Wave
Engineers Ed Rakowicz and Larry Franke
Mixed by Ed Rakowicz
Mastered by Shogo Sagamaki


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BUBBLES

East Wind Records EW8028 - 1976

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet
Reggie Lucas - Guitar
Sam Johnson - Keyboards
Ronald Brockett Jr - Piano
Roy Haynes - Drums
Neil Clarke - Percussion

Tracks:
1. Bubbles
2. Don't Get Down
3. Bullfight
4. Song For My Kid
5. Bubbles

All tunes written by Shunzo Ohno except
Bullfight by Roy Haynes
Recorded 13/15 July 1975 at Vanguard
Studios, New York
Produced by Kiyoshi Itoh and Yasohachi Itoh.
Engineer David Baker



SOMETHING'S COMING

East Wind UCCJ-4025 (EW8011 LP)- 1975

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet
Cedric Lawson - Keyboards
Masabumi Kikuchi - Organ
Don Pate - Bass
Reggie Lucas - Guitar
Roy Haynes - Drums

Tracks:
1. Something's Coming
2. You Dig That?
3. I Remember That it Happened
4. But It's Not So

All tunes written by Shunzo Ohno
Recorded 20/21 Feb and 6 Mar 1975 at Basement Recording Studio, New York
Produced by Yasohachi Itoh and
Yukio Morisaki
Engineer Kurt Munkacsi


FALTER OUT

Victor MJ7144 - 1972

Shunzo Ohno - Trumpet
Mikio Masuda - Keyboards
Mitsuaki Furuno - Bass
Arihide Kurata - Drums

Tracks:
1. Alfa
2. A Mournful Scene
3. Falter Out
4. Once Again

All tunes written by Shunzo Ohno.
Recorded 28 August 1972 at Teichiku Studio, Tokyo, Japan.
Directed by Tact Music.
Engineer Tomizi Iyobe


As a Guest

George Otsuka Quintet George Otsuka Quintet Hideo Ichikawa Off Course Sadao Watanabe Norman Connors Norman Connors David Matthews
Carter Jefferson Machito and His Salsa Big Band Machito and His Salsa Big Band Machito And His Salsa Big Band The Gil Evans Orchestra The Gil Evans Orchestra The Gil Evans Orchestra The Gil Evans Orchestra
The Gil Evans Orchestra Sting & Gil Evans Sting & Gil Evans Live at Umbria Vol 1 Live at Umbria Vol 2 The Gil Evans Orchestra Helen Merrill & Gil Evans Buster Williams
David Byrne Onaje Allan Gumbs Mikinori Fujiwara Ryo Kawasaki Larry Coryell Chuck Zeuren
Naoko Mizuki
Various Artists

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