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Avishai Cohen (IL) – trumpet

Trumpet:
Lennart Grahn
Samuel Olsson
Jan Eliasson
Trombone:
Niclas Rydh
Christer Olofsson
Hanne Småvik
Saxophone and woodwind:
Joakim Rolandson
Martin Svanström
Mikael Karlsson
Alberto Pinton
Rhythm section:
Yasuhito Mori
Göran Kroon

This evening’s late night concert is an exciting musical meeting between Israeli trumpeter Avishai Cohen and Sweden’s Bohuslän Big Band.

The outstanding instrumentalist Avishai Cohen was born into a musical family in Tel Aviv. Now based in New York, his album releases include The Trumpet Player (2003) and Cross My Palm With Silver (2017).

The Bohuslän Big Band is well known for the range of music it plays – from James
Brown and Thad Jones to Kurt Weill and Cole Porter. The band last performed at the festival in 2016 with another virtuoso, the American tenor saxophonist, Joe Lovano.