Emmet Cohen at Caffê Vivace

Starting on February 27, 2022 7:00 am
Categories: PianoFest
Tags: Jazz

Jazz Vivace proudly presents Emmet Cohen as part of the 2022 Winter Jazz Piano Series
February 9, 2022

Set 1: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Set 2: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Sold Separately
Tickets on sale December 6, 2021.

“Cohen, 28, has a breezy, phlegmatic command at the keyboard, and a deep well of historical jazz references at his fingertips. If he wasn’t already an obvious heir apparent to the neo-traditional jazz mantle, his win at last weekend’s 2019 American Pianists Awards ought to make it official. ”

— GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO, THE NEW YORK TIMES

“Emmet is one of the most dynamic young musicians on the scene today.”

— CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is in the vanguard of his generation's advancement of music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Emmet Cohen began Suzuki method piano instruction at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary indicate he's above any convoluted technical showmanship." Cohen notes that performing jazz is "about communicating the deepest levels of humanity and individuality; it's essentially about connections," both among musicians and with audiences. He leads his namesake ensemble, the "Emmet Cohen Trio," is a vibrant solo performer, and is in constant demand as a sideman. Possessing a fluid technique, an innovative tonal palette, and an extensive repertoire, Cohen plays with the command and passion of an artist fully devoted to his medium.

Emmet Cohen is the winner of the 2019 American Pianists Awards and the Cole Porter Fellow of the American Pianists Association, and Artist-in-Residence at the University of Indianapolis. He placed first in both the 2014 American Jazz Pianists Competition and the 2011 Phillips Piano Competition at the University of West Florida and, as a finalist in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition, he was received in the Oval Office by President Obama. Cohen has appeared in varied international jazz events, including the Newport, Monterey, Detroit, North Sea, Bern, Edinburgh, and Jerusalem jazz festivals, as well as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia. He has also performed at the Village Vanguard, the Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Birdland, Jazz Standard, London's Ronnie Scott's, Jazzhaus Montmartre in Copenhagen, Lincoln Center's Rose Hall, the Cotton Club in Tokyo, and Washington's Kennedy Center. For many years he was Hammond B-3 organist-in-residence at Harlem's SMOKE jazz club.

 

$10 drink minimum charged per person in the party, per set, if the total for beverages purchased by the party does not meet the minimum.

Important Notices:

  • If you do not check-in by 15 minutes into the start of the set, we reserve the right to resale your seats with no refund to you.
  • There are no refunds within 24 hours of the start of the performance.

Seats are sold by the table, or by individual stools. Please check the map below for details about the location of the tables. For larger parties, please call (513) 601-9897 and leave a message and we will do our best to accommodate a custom arrangement.


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