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Wednesday February 03, 2016

from deutschlandfunk.de

The trumpeter Avishai Cohen
By: Karl Lippegaus

No doubt, Avishai Cohen has long been “arrived” – as a leader, co-leader and sideman. “Dark Nights” is his seventh album in a trio with bassist Omer Avital and drummer Nasheet Waits. The living in New York trumpeter from Israel a strong feeling for an exciting mix of modern original compositions, which he sent and sensitively blended with handpicked standards by Ellington and Coleman, Mingus or Coltrane. His colleague Enrico Rava called Cohen “Favorites among young trumpeters”.

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