Trumpeter Avishai Cohen and Triveni at Scullers Jazz Club
Marla Kleman uploaded this event on March 10, 2015
Wed, May 20, 2015
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NEW CD: DARK NIGHTS
Dark Nights is the soul-deep third album from rising-star trumpeter Avishai Cohen’s trio Triveni with bassist Omer Avital and drummer Nasheet Waits.
Avishai Cohen is a leading figure on the international jazz scene and one of the most sought-after trumpet players of his generation. Though deeply rooted in the bebop and post-bop tradition, Mr. Cohen is taking jazz in new directions, making waves as an improviser, composer, and bandleader.
Mr. Cohen came of age as part of the fertile scene at Smalls, the storied New York jazz club, where he developed his artistic vision alongside such friends and colleagues as pianist Jason Lindner and bassist Omer Avital. Here the imperatives of jazz tradition and innovation were not in conflict, but rather merged into one powerful creative stream. Mr. Cohen flourished in an environment where hard-driving swing, open-ended funk, Latin and Middle Eastern rhythms, complex extended forms and free improvisation converged under one roof, drawing enthusiastic audiences. All of his diverse work, as a leader, co-leader, and sideman, is informed by this broad-minded legacy, which has given jazz new vitality and relevance in the 21st century....