Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival. i

Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

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Newport Jazz Festival

Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen: Newport Jazz 2011WBGO

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What is it with trumpeter Avishai Cohen and triples lately? He recently recorded a pair of albums with his band Triveni, a free-swinging trio which showcases his fervent imagination. He's also one of three Cohen siblings in jazz's top echelon; Avishai invited his big sister Anat, the celebrated clarinet specialist, to join him here. Fresh off a European tour with Dave Douglas' Tea For Three project, Cohen performs with Triveni and special guests at Newport's Harbor Stage.

Personnel
  • Avishai Cohen, trumpet
  • Drew Gress, bass
  • Eric Harland, drums
  • Anat Cohen, clarinet
Set List
  • Art Deco
  • Puttin' Em Down
  • One Man's Idea
  • Portrait
  • Safety Vent
  • November 30
  • October 25
Credits

Photo: Erik Jacobs for NPR; Video: XI Media Productions; Audio: WBGO's David Tallacksen

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