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Unity

Avishai Cohen Audio CD
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1. Short Story
2. Vamp
3. Etude
4. Float
5. Island Man
6. Pause
7. Jazz Condo
8. Song For My Brother
9. A Child Is Born
10. Yagla
11. To The Love

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5.0 out of 5 stars EXCELENTE. July 31 2003
Format:Audio CD
UNA GRABACIÓN SIN PRECEDENTES SOLAMENTE HACE QUE EL OYENTE QUE LA ESTÉ ESCUCHANDO EXPERIMENTE MENTALMENTE Y ANALICE LO QUE YA ELLOS COMO MÚSICOS GENIALES CREARON.
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5.0 out of 5 stars EXCELENTE. July 31 2003
Format:Audio CD
UNA GRABACIÓN SIN PRECEDENTES SOLAMENTE HACE QUE EL OYENTE QUE LA ESTÉ ESCUCHANDO EXPERIMENTE MENTALMENTE Y ANALICE LO QUE YA ELLOS COMO MÚSICOS GENIALES CREARON.
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5.0 out of 5 stars ONE WORD Nov. 26 2002
Format:Audio CD
I heard Avishai Cohen by a friend who gave me this record . Just I start to listen to the music I realize the kind of musician he is , in one word : AMAZING .
If You Want to hear very good music buy this record
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5.0 out of 5 stars Etude May 29 2002
Format:Audio CD
I heard Avishai play in a small club in Northampton, MA. At the end of his knockout show, there was a parade of all of the spectators who shook his hand and bought this CD on the way out. He is a wonderful stand-up bassist, and is very creative as a bass player, probably more than his ability as a pianist. But he is also a tremendous composer, and is helped here by the very talented horn man Diego Urcola (although there is no weak position on this album.) The sound is Latin/Middle Eastern with a very healthy dose of Chick Corea. They totally nailed the cut "Etude" live, and you can get a good feel for this on the CD. BUY THIS CD! Avishai is very cool.
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5.0 out of 5 stars E Pluribus Unum Feb. 12 2002
Format:Audio CD
Being a big Cohen fan and owning his first three "solo" CDs, I was afraid that I'd miss his bass playing. Not the case, or at least not enough to make me not enjoy this CD immensely. His skills on piano are formidable, and, while he's not Keith Jarrett or Fred Hersch, he wisely does not try to be and just plays some solid piano on top of, around, and between some very solid arrangements. He picks up the bass on a few tracks, but his piano skills are predominant. When I saw the word "vocals" on the cover, I was a bit scared, too. He doesn't "sing," as in with lyrics and a clear melody--he just vocalizes along with his playing, which is really cool in spots. No Keith Jarrett grunts and groans.
The theme of Unity is expressed on virtually every track, each of which seems to come from a different vein and nationality of music. The first couple of tracks have a very Latin feel, then some Middle Eastern rhythms sneak in, with a hint of classical here and there. This approach must have been a challenge to each of the musicians, a challenge to which they rose and met strongly! Really nice brass work from Lebovich on trombone and particularly Urcola on trumpet and flugelhorn. Nice flute work from Lebovich on the final track, "To the Love." Despite the individual talents of each, they seem to unify and play as one throughout the sets. No one tries to steal the show with a huge solo or domination on a single track. They play together for a common goal: good music!!
Track one, "Short Story," is a great way to open the CD and sets the stage for the wide array of styles, tempos, rhythms to follow. "Pause," a brief piano solo in the middle, also typifies this variety within a minute and ten seconds.
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