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jazz pianist EMMET COHEN @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert
Friday, October 2, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation’s pivotal figures in jazz. Downbeat praised his “nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary.” An internationally acclaimed jazz artist and dedicated music educator, Cohen is the winner of the 2019 American Pianists Awards and the Cole Porter Fellow of the American Pianists Association. Cohen was a finalist in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition. He has appeared in the Newport, Monterey, Jerusalem, and North Sea jazz festivals, among others, and at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall and Washington’s Kennedy Center. Cohen has headlined at the Village Vanguard, the Blue Note, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Birdland, Jazz Standard, and Jazzhaus Montmartre. He is Hammond B-3 organist-in-residence at Harlem’s SMOKE jazz club. A Suzuki piano student at age three, Cohen holds jazz piano degrees from the Manhattan School of Music (M.M.) and the University of Miami (B.M.). Emmet Cohen has performed, recorded, or collaborated with Ron Carter, Benny Golson, Jimmy Cobb, George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Tootie Heath, Houston Person, Christian McBride, Kurt Elling, Billy Hart, Herlin Riley, Lea DeLaria, and Bill T. Jones.