Avishai Cohen with Strings

Country: Israel

Avishai Cohen is one of the most popular bass players of our time, who has released more than ten studio albums. He became famous as a member of Chick Corea’s band «Origin», performed with such jazz stars as Danilo Perez, Bobby McFerrin, Jeff Watts, Jeff Ballard, Leon Parker and many others.

Avishai Cohen will perform in Lviv on June 13, 2013 on the main festival stage in Boghdan Khmelnitsky Culture Park with his new project «Avishai Cohen with Strings» (presented for the first time in October 2012 in Germany.) World tour in support of the project is scheduled for late autumn - early summer. Festival guests of Alfa Jazz Fest 2013 will be among the first to hear new music of Avishai Cohen. In the program, except for the piano trio, also involved strings and oboe.

Avishai Cohen- ac.bass and vocals
Nitai Hershkovits - piano
Ofri Nehemya - drums
Amit Landau - viola
Cordelia Hagmann - violin
Noam Haimovitz Weinschel - viola
Yael Shapira - cello and vocals
Yoram Lachis - oboe