Public Figure Profiles

John Von Ohlen

John Von Ohlen (May 13, 1941 Indianapolis, Indiana – October 3, 2018, Cincinnati, Ohio) was an American jazz drummer who worked for Woody Herman in 1967 and 1969, then with Stan Kenton from 1970 to 1972. He began playing Trombone in middle school, and played through high school. He graduated from North Central High School in 1960. He then went to North Texas State briefly, but returned to Indianapolis shortly after.Von Ohlen led the Blue Wisp Big Band in Cincinnati from 1980 to 2018, and his own groups under his name ranging from quartets to big band. From 1967 to 1968, Von Ohlen toured with Billy Maxted’s Manhattan Jazz Band. In the 1980s and 1990s, Von Ohlen was a member of a big band led by the pianist Steve Allee.Von Ohlen died on October 3, 2018 at the age of 77.

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Some of their strengths

John Von Ohlen has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Physical, Honest, Adventurous, Independent, Creative, and Sophisticated.

Strong and Diligent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, John Von Ohlen is someone who is a strong, diligent, and trustworthy person who approaches life with honesty and perseverance, but who is also physical, sensual, and artistic. A person who sees life as a journey not a destination.

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know John Von Ohlen well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe John Von Ohlen as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Charismatic and Instinctual

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, John Von Ohlen is someone who handles stress better than most people, and who tends to have a powerful charisma and convictions.

They are also someone who is curious, dynamic, and positive, and who enjoys inspiring and communicating with other people.

Patient and Compassionate

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, John Von Ohlen tends to be someone who approaches life with grace and compassion, and who has a powerful and commanding personality. Who can be analytical, patient, and deliberate, avoiding risks and seeking out stability instead.

Some of John Von Ohlen's challenges

While John Von Ohlen has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, John Von Ohlen can be Stubborn, Idle, Impulsive, Careless, Difficult, Perfectionist, and Domineering.

Stubborn and Idle

One of John Von Ohlen's key challenges is that they are someone who can be seen as stubborn and, at times, lazy.

John Von Ohlen must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive, and can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Domineering and Impatient

John Von Ohlen is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Materialistic and Aggressive

Finally, John Von Ohlen also can be materialistic, emotional, aggressive, stubborn, inconsistent, and be prone to big temper outbursts.

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