Avishai Cohen

Israel
Jazz
Avishai Cohen

Over the last two decades Avishai Cohen has earned his reputation as one of the world‘s finest bass players and has become an inspiration and role model to a whole generation of young jazz musicians all over the globe.

With his distinctive approach to music, his lyrical composing and arranging and his passionate playing, Avishai Cohen’s musical heritage has grown extensively, attracting large live audiences, listeners and dedicated fans throughout the world.

Early in 2019, Avishai recorded his latest masterpiece Arvoles, a long awaited album since the release of the successful 'From Darkness' in 2015. This new musical statement delivers 10 freshly executed pieces, all of them clearly identified with Avishai’s unique DNA and heartbeat. Whilst being deeply rooted in trio music, 'Arvoles' delivers crafted stories enriched by an outstanding horn section,a working unit of deliberation, spirit and true joy.

Videos
  • Avishai Cohen - "Simonero" ('Arvoles' - New Album, 2019)
    Avishai Cohen - "Simonero" ('Arvoles' - New Album, 2019)
  • Avishai Cohen - "New York 90's" ('Arvoles' - New Album, 2019)
    Avishai Cohen - "New York 90's" ('Arvoles' - New Album, 2019)
  • Avishai Cohen Trio - Seven Seas - Live @ Jazz à la Villette 2018
    Avishai Cohen Trio - Seven Seas - Live @ Jazz à la Villette 2018
  • Avishai Cohen - 'Calm' Live at Nancy Jazz Pulsations 2015
    Avishai Cohen - 'Calm' Live at Nancy Jazz Pulsations 2015
  • Avishai Cohen - "Aley Giva" Live at Nancy Jazz Pulsations 2015
    Avishai Cohen - "Aley Giva" Live at Nancy Jazz Pulsations 2015
Press
"Cohen is Charles Mingus deserved descendant ...He is more than ever one of the most influential musicians of the current jazz scene." "Cohen is Charles Mingus deserved descendant ...He is more than ever one of the most influential musicians of the current jazz scene."
Rolling Stone, 11.02.2016
“As a live performer, Cohen is hard to beat.”
London Jazz
"Avishai Cohen zählt zu den profiliertesten Bassisten, Bandleadern und Komponisten des zeitgenössischen Jazz. [...] "Arvoles" bietet nicht nur exzellente Musik, sondern bereitet Freude und macht einfach gute Laune."
Neue Osnabrückner Zeitung, 08.19.2019
"Seine Auftritte haben enorme Kraft."
Deutschlandfunk Kultur, 02.04.2019
Discography
Arvoles
Arvoles
2019
Razdaz Recordz (Warner Music)
1970
1970
2017
Sony
From Darkness
From Darkness
2015
Warner Music
Line up
Trio

Avishai Cohen – Bass, Vocals
Elchin Shirinov - Piano
Noam David - Percussion

Availability

Territories:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Northern Europe

2021 all year
2022 all year
Contact
Patrick Weissenfels
Patrick Weissenfels
Head of A&R Jazz, Booking Agent
pw@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 22
Emma Haag
Emma Haag
Booking Agent, Production & PR
emma@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 23

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