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Bill Ohashi

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Born: March 29, 1949    Primary Instrument: Trombone

Bill Ohashi's is a prolific and well-heeled trombonist from New York City with extensive experience with international jazz, Latin, R & B, rock, blues, as well as, chamber classical. Bill's arranging style and watchful direction give 'The Bridge Sextet and the new “Mambo Jazzi” their characteristic sound, all of which stems from Bill's many influences from his years of associations with such important groups.

Bill’s early experiences included working with Willie Colon, Eddie Palmieri, Larry Harlow, Machito, and great jazz & pop leaders such as Slide Hampton, Bruce Fowler (Frank Zappa), Ray Charle's Big Band, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, Charlie Mingus, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Eddie Kendricks & The Temptations, Gil Evans, Franki Valli & The Four Seasons....
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As a Leader - Bill Ohashi Trombone, Composer, Arranger & Producer
Title: Ampullae of Lorenzin Artist: Bill Ohashi Record Label: EAR Records LLC Released: 2002
Tunes (Composer) Length
Cadillac Shack (Tom Coppola) 6:44
Firm Roots (Cedar Walton) 6:44
Cape Verdeun Blues (Harace Silver) 8:02
Stairway to the Stars (Malkus Paranelli)5:56
Ampullae of Lorenzini (Bill Ohashi) 11:35
KD's Notion (Kenny dorham) 9:37
Circle Around (Bill Ohashi) 9:50
Circle (Bill Ohashi) 9:41
Circle Reprise (Bill Ohashi) 0:20

Personnel: Name: Instrument
Bill Ohashi - Trombone
David Schnitter - Saxaphone
Richard Vitale - Trumpet, Fleuglehorn
Harris Simon - Piano
George Kaye - Bass
Mike Clark - Drums
Drory Mudlak - Drums
Lynn Seaton - Bass

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West Palm Beach, FL

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