He has also appeared with the San Francisco Symphony as a soloist on numerous occasions performing Bach's Cantata No. 51, Copland's Quiet City, the Haydn Trumpet Concerto, and a west coast premiere of Vassily Brandt's Concertpiece No. 2 with orchestra.
active composer, Inouye has premiered two of his jazz
compositions, Find the Cheese and The Bull Behind the Horns - Jazz Suite
on the San Francisco Symphony's Chamber Music Series; both of which
are featured on his debut album The Trumpet & The Bull.
addition to his appearances on the San Francisco Symphony's chamber
music series, Inouye has toured internationally with the Empire
Brass and Toccatas & Flourishes, an acclaimed organ and trumpet duo.
After attending The University of California, at Davis as a civil engineer, Inouye transferred and graduated from the Juilliard School,
where he was a founding member of the Juilliard Jazz Sextet at Lincoln
Center. He has also appeared as a guest artist at the Playboy Jazz
Festival and with The Who at Carnegie Hall.