Avishai Cohen Quartet

Avishai Cohen Quartet

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Avishai Cohen – Trumpet 
Fabian Almazan – Piano 
Barak Mori – Bass 
Ziv Ravitz – Drums

When describing trumpeter Avishai Cohen, The Guardian said “every generation of jazz trumpeters revisits the legacy of Miles Davis in their own ways, but the Israeli rising star Avishai Cohen’s version of the journey has been particularly skillful.” In 2017, a year after his impressionistic, award winning, and critically-lauded ECM debut Into The Silence, Cohen’s sophomore release for ECM Cross My Palm With Silver introduced audiences to a new collection of pieces highlighting his exceptional quartet. The adroit interplay of Cohen’s live band featuring Fabian Almazan (piano), Barak Mori (bass), and Ziv Ravitz (drums), allows Cohen to soar, making it clear why the pure-toned trumpeter is one of the most talked-about jazz musicians on the contemporary scene.

Avishai Cohen has rather quietly become one of the most creative trumpet players in jazz. – JazzTimes

Cohen is globally recognized as a musician with an individual sound and a questing spirit, an ever-creative player-composer open to multiple strains of jazz and active as a leader, co-leader and sideman. Aside from the acclaimed work with his quartet over the last several years, and previously his trio work under the moniker Triveni, the trumpeter has also recorded and toured the world as part of the Mark Turner Quartet, the SFJAZZ Collective, Jazz100 (with Danilo Perez, Chris Potter, etc.) Zakir Hussain, and the 3 Cohens Sextet – with his sister, clarinetist-saxophonist Anat, and brother, saxophonist Yuval. Cohen’s electric project BIG VICIOUS, featuring two guitarists and two drummers, has won a devoted audience at international festivals. Named as the Artistic Director of the International Jerusalem Festival, Cohen has also been voted a Rising Star on three consecutive occasions in the DownBeat Critics Poll.

Date

Oct 30 2019

Time

6:30 pm - 10:15 pm

Cost

$15/$22/$30

Location

Dazzle @ Baur's
1512 Curtis Street, Denver, CO, 80202
Category
Dazzle

Organizer

Dazzle
Phone
(303) 839-5100
Email
info@dazzledenver.com
Website
https://dazzledenver.com