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Avishai Cohen - Trumpet

Avishai Cohen is a leading figure on the international jazz scene and one of the most sought-after players of his generation—“an assertive and accomplished trumpeter with a taste for modernism,” according to Nate Chinen of The New York Times. Though deeply rooted in the bebop and post-bop tradition, Avishai is taking jazz in new directions, making waves as an improviser, composer and bandleader. Originally from Tel Aviv, he began performing at age 10. He toured the world with the Young Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and went on to become the trumpet player of choice for many leading jazz, rock, pop, studio and television projects. He received a full scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and in 1997 he placed third in the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Trumpet Competition.

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Discography

Into the Silence

Into the Silence

ECM Records
2016

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Dark Nights

Dark Nights

Anzic Records
2014

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Tightrope

Tightrope

Anzic Records
2013

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Triveni II

Triveni II

Anzic Records
2012

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Family

Family

Anzic Records
2011

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