Avishai Cohen Quartet

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Thu., May 5, 7:30 p.m. 2016
Jimmy Mak's Northwest Portland (Portland)
$20 - $25
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Not to be confused with the famed jazz bassist and composer of the same name, this Avishai Cohen is a trumpeter, born in Tel Aviv and based in New York City. In February, he released Into the Silence, his debut for the revered ECM record label and an absolute stunner. Cohen composed the album's six songs after the November 2014 death of his father—they're mournful, as you'd expect, but they never feel heavy. Instead, Cohen and his band simply glide, delivering spirited melodies, tasteful arrangements, and blue moods beautifully captured by producer (and ECM founder) Manfred Eicher. Into the Silence is downcast but never dour, warm and inviting even as Cohen's quartet (plus tenor saxophonist Bill McHenry) paint a convincing portrait of loneliness and loss in their elegant phrasing. Jazz fans: Cohen's stop at Jimmy Mak's tonight is a can't-miss. BEN SALMON

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221 NW 10th Ave. Portland, OR 97209 Venue website

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