Midori Ono
Midori was born in Shiga. She started to play the piano and the Yamaha Electone in her childhood. Later, at the age of eleven, Midori changed to the Hammond organ. Still at High School, she won the Hammond organ competition in Japan. During her stay at the college, Midori played the piano at the college's big band.
After finishing the college, she again played the Hammond and started a career as organ player, performing at jazz clubs in the Osaka aerea. In 1997, Midori was invited to join the B3 Organ Summit in San Francisco where she met Jimmy McGriff and Booker T. She toured around Japan and recorded her first album "Green's Blues". In 2000, she had the opportunity to play together with Jack McDuff and Lonnie Smith in Osaka.
contact: info@ys-co.org
homepage: www.ys-co.org
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Green's Blues
YS organ-ize records YS-1001
recorded October 1998 in Osaka/Japan
Midori Ono, Hammond B-3 organ
Yoshiharu Mihara, guitar
Takeshi Mishina, drums
Jazz Organ Tribute
YS organ-ize records YS-1002
recorded July 1999 in Kyoto/Japan
Midori Ono, Hammond B-3 organ
Yutaka Hashimoto, guitar
Jin Mitsuda, drums
In My Own Way
O.G.D records OGD-0003
recorded 2014 in Japan
Midori Ono, Hammond B-3 organ
Yutaka Hashimoto, guitar
Akira Tana, drums

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