Avishai Cohen Trio
Over the last two decades bassist, singer,composer and band leader Avishai Cohen, has earned his reputation as one of the world’s greatest bassists. It is however as a composer that his musical statement has grown. Now with his new Trio he brings fresh compositions and arrangements to the stage, as well as performing many audience favourites from his past recordings and live shows.
Accompanying him on stage is a new talent ,pianist and composer Elchin Shirinov from Azerbaijan, who has been inspired since an early age by great musicians and who always knew he wanted to be become a jazz pianist.
Avishai is also joined by an old school friend, the creative and distinctive Noam David, a drummer whose rich style and complex polyrhythmic sounds have contributed greatly to the ever growing music scene in Israel and has accompanied Avishai for many years in the music.
** On selected tours and performances Avishai other worldly partner is the multi-talented and gifted Israeli percussionist Itamar Doari, who has previously recorded and performed worldwide alongside Avishai in varied formations, featuring on past album successes such as ‘Aurora’ (EMI / 2009), ‘Seven Seas’ (EMI / 2011) and ‘1970’ (Sony 2017).
“The stage is undoubtedly a place where Cohen feels at home, so much so that attending one of his live performances is probably the best way to get acquainted with his music universal.”
“An extremely unique and established musician in the Jazz world, with a huge international profile. His constant innovation and works, combined with his vast musical knowledge and unique compositions continue to excite and inspire all types of audience ,blurring the lines and breaking down barriers between genres, bringing his musical innovation to the wider public.”