Anat Cohen
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Anat Cohen

Anat Cohen
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Cohen in 2015
Background information
Born (1979-12-31) December 31, 1979 (age 38)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Genres Jazz, post-bop
Musician
Instruments Clarinet, tenor and soprano saxophone
1999–present
Labels Anzic, Fresh Sound
Website AnatCohen.com

Anat Cohen (born December 31, 1979) is a multiple Grammy nominated New York City-based jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and bandleader from Tel Aviv, Israel.

Biography

Cohen began playing clarinet and saxophone, and in 1996 studied at the Berklee College of Music. She has also recorded with her brothers Avishai Cohen (trumpeter) and Yuval Cohen (alto and soprano saxophonist).[1]

Her debut album, Place & Time, featuring Jason Lindner, Ben Street, Jeff Ballard, and Avishai Cohen, was released in 2005 on Anzic Records.[2] Her latest record Happy Song was released in 2017 also on Anzic Records.[3]

Cohen performs regularly and has appeared at a number of notable jazz festivals, including the Newport Jazz Festival, Montreal International Jazz Festival, Tudo Jazz Festival, and the North Sea Jazz Festival.[4]

Awards

In 2007 she won the awards for "Up and Coming Artist" and "Clarinetist of the Year" from the Jazz Journalists Association.[5] She was also voted Clarinetist of the Year every year between 2008 and 2018 and honored as "Multi-Reedist of the Year" in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2017 by the Jazz Journalists Association.[6] She has received multiple citations in Down Beat magazine's annual critics' and readers' polls in multiple categories: "Rising Star" in the tenor saxophone (2012), "Rising Star" in the soprano saxophone (2013), and top ranking in the clarinet (2010-2017).

On 12 July 2013, she received the 2013 Paul Acket Award from the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam from the BNP Foundation.

On November 27, 2017 she was nominated for two Grammy Awards - for "Outra Coisa: The Music Of Moacir Santos" (with Marcello Goncalves) in the Best Latin Jazz Album category and for "Rosa Dos Ventos" (with Trio Brasileiro) in the Best World Music Album category.[7]

Discography

Cohen in 2014

As Leader

  • Place & Time (2005)
  • Poetica (2007)
  • Notes From the Village (2008)
  • Clarinetwork: Live at the Village Vanguard (2010)
  • Claroscuro (2012)
  • Luminosa (2015)

With The Anzic Orchestra

  • Noir (2007)

With The Choro Ensemble

  • Choro Ensemble (2005)
  • Nosso Tempo (2008)

With 3 Cohens

  • One (2003)
  • Braid (2007)
  • Family (2011)
  • Tightrope (2013)

With Cyro Baptista

Brazilian style

  • Alegria Da Casa, with Trio Brasileiro (2016)
  • Outra Coisa, with Marcello Gonalves (2017)
  • Rosa Dos Ventos, with Trio Brasileiro (2017)

With The Anat Cohen Tentet

  • Happy Song (2017)

References

  1. ^ Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. (2015). Anat Cohen. Retrieved May 30, 2015 from http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/subscriber/article/epm/89940?q=anat cohen&search=quick&pos=1&_start=1#firsthit
  2. ^ Cohen, A. (03 May 2005). Place & Time. New York: Anzic Records. Retrieved May 30, 2015 from http://anzicstore.com/album/place-time
  3. ^ Cohen, A. (17 March 2015). Happy Song. New York: Anzic Records. Retrieved November 27, 2017 from http://anzicstore.com/album/luminosa
  4. ^ Official website
  5. ^ Hill, Coleman Honored At Jazz Journalists' Awards
  6. ^ "JJA Jazz Awards 2018". JJA Jazz Awards 2018. Retrieved . 
  7. ^ https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/60th-grammy-awards-full-nominees-list

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