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Clockwise, from upper left: Anat Fort, Eli Degibri, Avishai Cohen, Rafi Malkiel.
Arne Reimer/courtesy of the artist/Orit Pnini/courtesy of the artist
November 21, 2010 For a Middle Eastern country of some 7.5 million, Israel has a surprisingly large musical footprint. More and more internationally acclaimed jazz musicians happen to have come from the country. Hear from four with new records.
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November 9, 2007 Israeli-born pianist, composer and arranger Anat Fort is classically trained, but also well-studied in jazz improvisation. A prolific composer, her musical thoughts come together in elegant and often intense original tunes. Hear Fort perform originals before joining McPartland on standards.
June 29, 2007 Israeli-born pianist and composer Anat Fort spent the last seven years in New York, much of it working on her first album for ECM Records. She says that though some of the music was written quickly, it took time to discover how to perform it.
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