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Israeli jazz reedist Anat Cohen.
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May 14, 2015 The Israeli-born jazz clarinetist brings new life to a Flying Lotus jam. The latter's bleeps and synths are translated to acoustic instruments in a way that brings out the warmth in both environments.
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Anat Cohen (left) performs with Avishai Cohen (center) at the Newport Jazz Festival.
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July 3, 2014 As rich as Anat Cohen's work is, Avishai Cohen's Triveni trio is spare. Born and raised in Tel Aviv, the siblings perform together and apart at the Newport Jazz Festival and the Kennedy Center.
November 8, 2013 Israeli export Anat Cohen is equally conversant in modern and traditional jazz, classical music, and a host of Afro-Cuban styles. The exciting tenor saxophonist and clarinetist joins a quartet with Marian McPartland.
Anat Cohen's new album, her sixth as a bandleader, is called Claroscuro.
October 7, 2012 Born in Tel Aviv, Anat Cohen came to New York two decades ago to study the masters of jazz. In so doing, the clarinetist and saxophonist started a bit of a stampede: Today, Israel is exporting some of the most vital jazz out there.
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Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.
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August 7, 2011 Hear the fervently imaginative trumpeter perform at Newport with his trio and special guests.
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3 Cohens includes siblings Anat, Avishai and Yuval Cohen.
July 6, 2010 Summer is a time for family gatherings, and over the years, there have been some very notable families of jazz musicians. Hear five songs by some of those talented families — songs selected to accompany your own family's backyard cookout.
January 1, 2010 In 1996, the multi-instrumentalist left Israel to study at the Berklee College of Music. Since then, she picked up the clarinet, moved to New York, got hooked on Brazilian music and eventually released four acclaimed albums. She returned to her alma mater to kick off Toast Of The Nation 2009.
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October 1, 2009 Featuring Anat Cohen on clarinet and saxophones, the Anzic Orchestra -- a jazz band with a cello section -- blows away the Kennedy Center crowd at the 2009 Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. Competition winner Hailey Niswanger opens.
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November 25, 2008 It's been a remarkable year for jazz, and narrowing down a Top 10 list for 2008 takes a bit of work. Once again, there's room for enthusiasm and optimism about the state of jazz and its ability to inspire musicians and listeners alike. Here's a look (and a listen) back at some of the year's highlights.
October 23, 2008 At the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, Anat Cohen leads a small group at the Kennedy Center. The award-winning reed player's flowing performances make her one of the best reasons to see jazz today. Japanese pianist Mayuko Katakura opens the concert on JazzSet.
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