Takashi Ohi (Japan)
Instrument: Saito Concert Vibraphone VS-330
Born in 1947, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
Takashi Ohi is a leading vibraphone player,
said to play with the soul of Milt Jackson.
Many people have been amazed by his 2-mallet swing style of playing.
He studied music at Kunitachi College of Music in Japan.
After graduating, he toured the United States, and performed at
The Monterey Jazz Festival, Wolf Trap International Jazz Festival,
And Mount Hood Jazz Festival with John Lewis, Craig Terry, Jimmy
Cob, Jimmy Forest, and Al Gray.
He recorded "Good Vibration" with John Lewis, "Mr. Blue" with
Ray Brown, Gene Harris, and Jeff Hamilton.
He currently plays with his own group, “Takashi Ohi & Super Vibration”.
Jazz Festivals in Japan
Madarao Kogen Jazz Festival
Zaoh Jazz Festival
Nagaragawa Jazz Festival
Otaka Kogen Jazz Festival
Syonai Jazz Festival
Jazz Festivals overseas
Monterey Jazz Festival
Wolf Trap International Jazz Festival
Mount Hood Jazz Festival