Pianist Tal Cohen (USA) returns to Perth for a 3 night residency with a rotating line-up of Perth’s finest players at The Ellington Jazz Club.
Experience the exceptional artistry of Grammy award-winning jazz pianist Tal Cohen on this, the grand finale of his 3 night residency at The Ellington Jazz Club. Hailing from Miami, Cohen has dazzled audiences globally, showcasing his unique blend of Jewish melodies, traditional jazz harmony, and rhythmic mastery. A winner of the Barry Harris National Piano Competition and the Freedman Fellowship, his talent has led him to perform at prestigious venues like the Sydney Opera House.
Cohen, who regularly shares stages with jazz greats like Terence Blanchard and Joe Lovano, leads his own ensemble that has graced iconic jazz festivals and venues including the Detroit Jazz Festival, Melbourne Jazz Festival, Jazzbez Jazz Festival (Ukraine) and a three week residency at the Black Cat (San Fransisco). His latest album, “Gentle Giants,” acclaimed internationally and adorned with a 4-star review from Downbeat Magazine, highlights his innovative approach to jazz.
Described as a ‘breath of fresh air’ in the jazz world and praised for his passionate, focused, and creative playing, Cohen is a true maestro whose performances are a testament to the bright future of jazz. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness one of the brightest stars in jazz piano today – a musical journey that promises to change your perspective on music!
Tal Cohen – Piano
Jamie Oehlers – Saxophone
Alistair Peel – Double Bass
Ben Vanderwal – Drums