- This event has passed.
Live Stream: The Emmet Cohen Trio – Live From Emmet’s Place
Monday, May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 27, 2020
Postponed Tonight – Message From Emmet Cohen:
It’s been an unsettling couple of months to say the least, capped by a heartbreaking series of events ending in the horrifying murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. I’ve been deeply saddened by recent and not so recent events, and continue to listen to the many powerful voices who have shared their thoughts, marched in solidarity, and called for action.
As someone who has dedicated my life to Black American Music, been welcomed into African American communities of all generations, been taught by their geniuses (young and old), and benefited in a multitude of ways from that music/culture, I try my best to be consistently conscious and aware of the inequality and injustice that this country was built upon, and fight it in every way possible.
Now and always, I stand united with all people of color in this monumental call for reform. I will continue to be a messenger and do everything in my power to support all those who our society has marginalized for generations.
Together, two of my closest friends, brothers, collaborators, teachers, and bandmates Kyle Poole and Russell Hall and I have decided to cancel this evening’s livestream as an act of solidarity with all those on the frontlines. It’s a time to reflect, to mourn, to protest, and to consider deeply the plight of Black America.
Peace and Love,
The Emmet Cohen Trio comes together once again to provide a Live Stream performance featuring Emmet Cohen on piano, Russell Hall on bass, and Kyle Poole on drums. A trio of Rising Stars in the jazz universe. Tune in to see one of the premier working jazz trios in the scene today. We. will post the live stream weekly.
Streaming from: Facebook.com/heyemmetSubscribe to newsletter: http://emmetcohen.com/new-subscribeJoin (brand new) Emmet Cohen Exclusive Membership:http://emmetcohen.com/new-exclusiveEmmet Cohen- PianoRussell Hall- BassKyle Poole- DrumsSpecial thanks to: Jazz Corner, Birdland, SMOKE Jazz Club, Qobuz, JazzTimes, Jazz Memes, Duc Des Lombards, KNKX Seattle, Mack Avenue, Savannah Music Fest, Tri-C JazzFest, American Pianists AssociationDonation Options: PayPal:paypal.me/emmetcohenVenmo:@Emmet-CohenZelle Quickpay:firstname.lastname@example.orgCash App:$EmmetCohenBitcoin: 38F41Dc9zvLj8PFV6JZtHH3ib3n2heEdgtOr e-mail me at email@example.com to find out where you can send an old-fashioned check!Our upcoming release comes out on Mack Avenue the Fall! mackavenue.comfacebook.com/Jazzcorner facebook.com/qobuzfacebook.com/jazzizpublishingfacebook.com/mackavenue facebook.com/APApianists
Posted by JazzBuffalo on Monday, May 18, 2020
We will provide the Facebook Live link, Watch Party, and post it right here in this event listing for viewing as well.
You can support the trio via donations as well. Here all the links and note 20% is donated to a cause:
20% of all proceeds will go towards humanitarian relief worldwide: https://www.hearttoheart.org
Cohen and his trio have appeared twice in the Greater Buffalo area. Establishing an endearing fan base. At the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY in 2018 and with jazz vocalist Veronica Swift for a JazzBuffalo Premier Series jazz concert in the summer of 2019.
More about Emmet Cohen:
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, 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. He is Hammond B-3 organist-in-residence at Harlem’s SMOKE jazz club.
In addition to leading the “Emmet Cohen Trio,” Cohen has appeared regularly with Ron Carter, Benny Golson, Jimmy Cobb, George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Tootie Heath, Houston Person, Kurt Elling, Billy Hart, Brian Lynch, and Lea DeLaria, among others. Cohen is also a member of Christian McBride’s trio “Tip City,” the “Herlin Riley Quintet,” and the “Ali Jackson Trio,” and serves as pianist and music director for jazz vocalist Veronica Swift. His recordings include “Masters Legacy Series volume 4 featuring George Coleman” (2019); “Masters Legacy Series volume 3 featuring Benny Golson and Tootie Heath” (2019); “Dirty in Detroit” (2018); “Masters Legacy Series volume 2 featuring Ron Carter” (2018), a Downbeat top-rated album; “Masters Legacy Series volume 1 featuring Jimmy Cobb” (2017); “Questioned Answer” (2014), co-produced with Brian Lynch; “Infinity” (2013), featuring his Italian trio; and his acclaimed debut CD “In the Element” (2011), with bassist Joe Sanders and drummer Rodney Green.
Subscribe to newsletter:
Join (Brand New) Emmet Cohen Exclusive Membership: