Sunday, April 8, 2018

USA/JAPAN: Video: Hitomi Oba

UCLA Contemporary Jazz Ensemble performing Redress Blues and Reparations Now! by Jon Jang. Directed by Hitomi Oba. 2018 winter Big Band Jazz Concert.

Hitomi is a co-founder of the new music collective, LA Signal Lab, premiering and recording stylistically diverse new music with a focus on integrating improvised and pre-composed music.

Hitomi is currently on faculty at UCLA, directing the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, teaching jazz saxophone and a music theory course that incorporates Western classical, jazz, American popular music, and various world musical genres.