Avishai Cohen’s Triveni

“Like [Miles] Davis, he can make the trumpet a vehicle for uttering the most poignant human cries.” — The New York Times

avishai_pola028_300dpi-1411139837Trumpeter Avishai Cohen–voted a Rising Star three years running and dubbed “a versatile, modern master” by DownBeat Magazine–has earned renown as a musician with an individual sound and a questing spirit. Cohen’s Triveni, featuring bassist Linda Oh and drummer Nasheet Waits, has been praised far and wide for its sonic telepathy, with NPR saying, “the essence of Triveni’s airy sound is how–aware of one another–each player creates interesting, flowing lines and lets the space participate.” The trumpeter also records and tours the world as part of the prestigious SFJazz Collective and the 3 Cohens Sextet–the hit family band with his sister, clarinetist-saxophonist Anat, and brother, saxophonist Yuval.

style: modern jazz

“An assertive, accomplished trumpeter
with a taste for modernism.”
The New York Times
“A trumpeter of rare poise and lyricism.”
The Boston Globe
“Avishai Cohen has rather quietly become one of
the most creative trumpet players in jazz.”

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