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Anat Cohen on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday 6/24

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Friday June 22, 2007

Rising jazz star Anat Cohen will be featured this weekend on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday (June 24) . She will talk to host Liane Hansen about her new albums Poetics and Noir (both on her own Anzic Records label), her childhood in Israel, and some of the influences that helped her develop her uniquely international sound. Check local broadcast times or listen online here:� http://www.npr.org/templates/rundowns/rundown.php?prgId=10

Already dubbed the next major voice on the tenor saxophone and clarinet by the NY Sun, Cohen will make her debut at New York’s legendary Village Vanguard, July 3-8, preceded by a rare substituting gig for the famed Village Vanguard Orchestra on July 2.

Since releasing Poetica and Noir in April, Cohen has garnered stellar reviews from outlets like the Washington Post, the New York Times, Downbeat, the Village Voice, AllAboutJazz.com and more.