A  six-time JUNO Award nominee, Michael Occhipinti is an acclaimed composer  and guitarist best known 
for his work as co-leader of the JUNO Award winning jazz group NOJO and for his own cd Creation Dream - 
The Songs of Bruce Cockburn. Michael's compositions have been praised by critics internationally, and 
he has performed with a number of acclaimed musicians, including Don Byron, Joe Lovano, Bruce Cockburn, 
Trey Anastasio, Andrea Bocelli, Sam Rivers, and Ray Anderson, and has appeared at music festivals in Italy, 
India, The Netherlands, and throughout North America. A versatile guitarist, Michael is comfortable working 
in many styles and has performed with ensembles as diverse as the The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra, 
The Gryphon Trio, rap artist Phatt Al, blues group The Sidemen, acoustic soul artist Lester McLean, and his 
own Sicilian Jazz Project. For more information www.michaelocchipinti.com 
Please watch the trailer for 47 seconds excerpt of opening music titled 'Hungarian Salami'.