Avishai Cohen

Israel
Jazz
Avishai Cohen

Avishai Cohen is not only a world class bass player, he is also an exceptionally gifted composer and singer.

Cohen has reached his own star in the international music scene: He is capable of selling-out the Olympia in Paris with 2000 seats twice in less than a year, get overwhelming reactions in Montreux Festival and other main international stages, selling more than 200 CDs after a club show in Ancienne Belgique and sell out the prestigious big hall at Wiener Konzerthaus weeks in advance.

As recent stellar performances at the world’s major venues have shown Israeli double-bassist-composer-vocalist Avishai Cohen is at the peak of his creative powers. Cohen plays and sings magnificently, and often gives vent to his love of melody as well as the art of improvisation. Cohen’s new album 1970 highlights the more accessible side of his talent without compromising his artistic integrity. “It’s not a jazz record,” he explains. “I don’t know what it is, but I’ve always had a connection to pop. I like pop as much as I like Bach and Charlie Parker. Singing has become very serious in my life over time. I’ve been asked by many people, when is the vocal album gonna come? Well, this is it, right here.”

Tourdates

26.09.2019 DE-Hannover Kultur im Zelt
Tickets
28.09.2019 DE-Weimar ACHAVA Festspiele Thüringen
03.12.2019 DE-Hamburg Laeiszhalle
Videos
  • Avishai Cohen - "Simonero" ('Arvoles' - New Album, 2019)
    Avishai Cohen - "Simonero" ('Arvoles' - New Album, 2019)
  • Avishai Cohen Trio - Gently Disturbed - Live (full concert) @ Jazz à la Villette 2018
    Avishai Cohen Trio - Gently Disturbed - Live (full concert) @ Jazz à la Villette 2018
  • 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."
Rolling Stone, 11.02.2016
"Messerscharfe Bläsersätze, jede Menge knalliger Funk und Soul, dazu der charismatische, elegant gekleidete Frontmann und Sänger James Copley – wer Spaß will, ist bei den Franzosen an der richtigen Adresse."
Virgin Jazz Face, 11.16.2018
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, Scandinavia

2019 all year
2020 on request
2021 March, April, May
Contact
Patrick Weissenfels
Patrick Weissenfels
Booking Agent
pw@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 22
Juliane Spence
Juliane Spence
Production & PR
juliane@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 33

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