Avishai Cohen

Nadav Award 2012 WInner

Avishai Cohen is an internationally acknowledged Israeli Jazz musician. He served In the IDF military band for two years and his musical career flourished when he was living in New York and began experimenting and collaborating with various musicians, such as Chick Corea.  He served as the Artistic Director of the Red Sea Jazz Festival, performed worldwide and released thirteen albums so far, among which is his recent album, Duende.  His musical creation combines traditional Jewish elements with modern jazz in a rich variety of styles.