Sunday October 14, 2012
(Anzic Records ***1/2)
As jazz goes increasingly international, it is only right that a Tel Aviv-born clarinetist who lives in New York should play music from Brazil, France, Cuba, and South Africa, with some New Orleans sass thrown in.
Anat Cohen is a master storyteller on reeds, and her working band – pianist Jason Lindner, bassist Joe Martin, and drummer Daniel Freedman – join with guests like trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, whose horn can sound like Louis Armstrong’s raspy voice.
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