Tomoko Ohno was born in Tokyo and began piano studies at the age of 4. She is a graduate of the Jazz Studies program at William Paterson University. She has performed with the Diva Jazz Orchestra, as well as with Slide Hampton, Benny Golson, Claudio Roditi, and others. Ms. Ohno also leads her own group, and has released three CDs on the Japan-based Tokuma label. Ms. Ohno will be joined by saxophonist Scott Robinson in this concert, which is the third of four in the Institute of Jazz Studies's concert series: Jazz Piano: Contemporary Currents.