Occhipinti can be an innovative jazz guitarist ready to explore the limitations of his device even though still rooted within the traditions from the talent. Having released his personal single albums, he’s also the co-leader from the 16-piece NOJO (Neufeld-Occhipinti Jazz Orchestra). Keeping a Bachelor of Good Arts level in music, with honors, from Toronto’s York University or college, he’s versed in lots of other different varieties of music, including funk, R&B, blues, and musical theatre. These abilities and affects are obvious in his music with NOJO and by himself. You might hear echoes of Jimi Hendrix to Duke Ellington towards the Artwork Outfit of Chicago, and beyond. Actually, Occhipinti is a company believer in incorporating a lot more than simply the most obvious jazz affects in his function, as obvious on his 2000 launch Creation Dream, a solid and adventurous assortment of instrumental interpretations of Canadian vocalist/songwriter Bruce Cockburn’s tunes.