Following her sojourn to Istanbul, Turkey to perform and participate in the International Jazz Day Celebration along with Herbie Hancock, Eddie Palmieri, Esperanza Spalding, and many other celebrated artists, the JJA declared reed virtuoso Anat Cohen Clarinetist of the Year" for the seventh year in a row, and Multi-Reeds Player of the Year" for the second consecutive year, and in a major feature in the May 5 Sunday Arts & Leisure Section, The New York Times called her, an ambassador for the clarinet". On May 18th, Anat Cohen will be performing at The Blue Note - Milano, which will be Webcast globally for FREE on ShowGo.TV.
On June 26 Ms. Cohen will be appearing in NYC as part of Madison Pk. Music. And this July, Cohen will be appearing at The North Sea Jazz Festival where she will be awarded the prestigious Paul Acket Award.
Anat Cohen has topped critics and readers polls in DownBeat Magazine several years running. Her latest album, Claroscuro, is in CMJ's top-50 Jazz albums of 2012, and JazzTimes Magazine's top-40 albums of 2012, plus it reached the best-selling charts on iTunes and Amazon, and peaked at #15 on the Billboard Jazz Chart. Cohen was recently featured on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross, and in 2012 she graced the covers of both JazzTimes Magazine and DownBeat Magazine, was featured in The Wall Street Journal, and was covered extensively in publications around the world.
Cohen recently played a sold-out show at Carnegie Hall, with the 3 Cohens, featuring brothers Avishai and Yuval, and a sold-out duet concert with pianist Fred Hersch at the Jazz Standard.
Upcoming Tour Dates
May 17 - Festival Theatre, Palace of Arts - Budapest, Hungary
May 18 - Blue Note - Milan, Italy
June 1 - Longwood Gardens - Kennett Square, PA
June 14 - Ravinia Jazz Festival - Tribute to Benny Goodman - Highland
June 26 - Madison Square Park - New York, NY
July 12 - The North Sea Jazz Festival - Rotterdam, Netherlands
July 16 - 92nd St Y - Fats Waller, A Handful of Keys - New York, NY
July 18 - Santo Domingo Jazz Fest - Dominican Republic
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