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Avishai Cohen

Avishai Cohen

Apr 17th 2018 @ Moods Zuerich

Zurich, Switzerland
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About Avishai Cohen
Genres:
Jazz
Band Members:
Avishai Cohen
Hometown:
Jerusalem, Israel

AVISHAI COHEN TRIO “From Darkness” Much like the importance of a Compass to an Explorer, when Avishai Cohen is asked what he would consider his favourite navigational in...
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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
8:30 PM
Moods Zuerich
Zurich, Switzerland
16 RSVPs
Avishai Cohen Is a New York City–based jazz musician and composer originally from Tel Aviv, Israel.Cohen was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. He grew up in a musical family with his saxophonist siblings: sister Anat Cohen and brother Yuval Cohen (soprano saxophone). At the age of eight Avishai asked his mother if he could begin taking trumpet lessons. At age ten, Avishai began playing with the Rimon Big Band, He recalls, `I had a box I stood on.`As a teenager Avishai toured with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra.Avishai Cohen attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston.After graduating from Berklee, Cohen went on to win 3rd place in the Thelonious Monk jazz trumpet competition in 1997.Cohen then moved to New York City where he began developing his music alongside Jason Lindner and bassist Omer Avital at Smalls Jazz Club. He recorded his first album in 2003 with Anzic Records. The album title The Trumpet Player is titled such to avoid confusion with a jazz bassist of the same name (Avishai Cohen). Since then he has recorded with many notable jazz artists as a bandleader, co-leader, and composer[citation needed. He has played with several jazz groups that include musicians from the SFJAZZ Collective. Cohen has stated that he was very heavily influenced by Miles Davis. He is married and has two children.
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About Avishai Cohen
Genres:
Jazz
Band Members:
Avishai Cohen
Hometown:
Jerusalem, Israel

AVISHAI COHEN TRIO “From Darkness” Much like the importance of a Compass to an Explorer, when Avishai Cohen is asked what he would consider his favourite navigational in...
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Fan Live Reviews
Laurent
Meslay-Du-Maine, France@
SALLE SOCIO CULTURELLE
May 22nd 2017
Nous avons passé un très bon moment musical! Merci
Derek
Paris, France@
INSTITUT OCEANOGRAPHIQUE
March 2nd 2017
Experimental music - felt like we were beta testers. Like his 2 encores - medley of standards and then solo
Lau
Eysines, France@
SALLE DE VIGEAN
November 19th 2013
Awesome!!