Avishai Cohen double-bass – Elchin Shirinov piano – Noam David drums
Avishai Cohen, the famous Israeli double bassist and composer, celebrates his 50th birthday in 2020! To mark his birthday, this great jazz star is offering himself a world tour: 50 concerts in 50 countries across five continents – an opportunity for this humanist musician to launch an appeal for unity to people across the world.
This event also marks a celebration of Avishai’s career, which began in the 1990s when this young prodigy, overflowing with energy, was spotted by Chick Corea at a small club in New York. At the end of the decade, having worked with Corea on various projects, Avishai launched his own musical project, constantly enriched by a wide range of influences.
During his trio tour – with Azerbaijani pianist Elchin Shirinov and Israeli drummer Noam David – Avishai Cohen will present his very personal new album, Arvoles. In this album, the bassist “delivers the fruits of his multiple identity and the maturity he has acquired over the years” (Mezzo Top Jazz), while keeping the “haunting riff” and “surgically precise groove” (Jazz Magazine) of which he alone has the secret.