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Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen has emerged as one of his generation's pivotal figures in music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Cohen began Suzuki method piano instruction at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary indicate he's above any convoluted technical showmanship." In the same spirit, Cohen himself has noted that playing jazz is "about communicating the deepest level of humanity and individuality; it's essentially about connections," both among musicians and with audiences
Label: La Reserve/Bandstand Presents
Track listing: Third Time's The Charm; I'll Never Fall in Love Again; Scootin'; Catching Drift; Thank You For The Heartbreak; Gary, Indiana; In A Mellow Tone; It's Not Unusual; Twilight Blue; Roylike; Jade; American Woman; Giselle; Pretty Eyed Baby.
Label: Bandstand Records
Track listing: Why Not?; Isn't It Romantic?; If You Could See Me Now; Just The Way You Are; I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart; All My Tomorrows; Blues Everywhere; Sunday Kind Of Love.
by Neil Duggan
Vibraphone players often start their journey by learning the drums. Vitantonio Gasparro started early, beginning his studies at the age of six and later going on to win competitions, both in his native Italy and internationally--most recently, first prize at the Dexter Jazz Contest 2023. In addition to his work with national orchestras, he also works ...
New Releases From Stacey Kent, Angela DeNiro With Ron Aprea Big Band, Cory Weeds, Emmet Cohen, Janet Evra, Vocalist Birthday Celebrations & More
by Mary Foster Conklin
This broadcast includes new releases from Stacey Kent, Angela DeNiro with the Ron Aprea Big Band, Emmet Cohen feat. Houston Person, Cory Weeds, Janet Evra and Defne Sahin, with birthday shoutouts to blues women Sippie Wallace, Ethel Waters, vocalists Carmen Lundy, Kurt Elling, Gregory Porter, Julia Lee, Lauren Henderson and Jane Monheit, among others. Thanks for ...
by Mike Jurkovic
From its languid beginning, saxophonist Houston Person's own warmly engaging Why Not?," to its closing, Etta James' slinky seduction Sunday Kind of Love," Emmet Cohen's Master Legacy Series Vol. 5 Featuring Houston Person is a decidedly laid-back affair, unlike much of its predecessors which featured Jimmy Cobb, Ron Carter, George Coleman, Benny Golson and Albert “Tootie" ...
by Pierre Giroux
It would probably be a hyperbole to say that young jazz pianists are a dime a dozen." Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that there are some stellar younger jazz pianists working today, such as Emmet Cohen, Kenny Banks Jr., and Paul Cornish, and that if you are going to play in this league, ...
by AAJ Staff
Meet Vanessa Racci Vanessa Racci is a jazz singer of Italian American descent with a passion for retro jazz and music made famous by Italian Americans. She has recorded two albums (Italiana Fresca and Jazzy Italian) and produces and performs in several shows that celebrate American jazz, Italian American music and their contributions to jazz and ...
by Jack Bowers
While it remains to be seen whether rising star Benny Benack III's third album as leader is a charm (that is up to the listener), it is definitely a charmer, with delightful turns by trumpeter (and vocalist) Benack and pianist Emmet Cohen complementing stellar performances by a number of well-known and talented guest artists.