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Thursday June 23, 2016

from gearpatrol.com

The Man Pushing the Borders of the Jazz Trumpet
By: JOHN ZIENTEK

“I like the unknown,” Avishai Cohen told me over the phone. The trumpet player was at home in Tel Aviv, taking a break from touring to spend time with his family and write. (His young son, playing nearby, punctuated our conversation with shouts and laughs.) Cohen’s career is blossoming right now, and he’s putting out some of the most engaging and genuine music the genre has seen in years. His latest album, Into the Silence, is a meditative, impressionistic six-song arc, written after his father’s passing. Though the dynamic range is subdued, the music is fresh and full of life. “I like to really experiment and come and have the vision for an album but let the outcome really be what’s happening on that day,” said Cohen, whose measured cadence emphasized the thought put into word.

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