Over the last two decades Internationally acclaimed bassist, singer, composer Avishai Cohen, has earned his reputation as one of the world’s greatest bassists. It is however as a composer that his musical statement has grown extensively throughout the world, attracting large live audiences, listeners and passionate fans.
Earlier this year, Avishai recorded his latest album titled ‘Arvoles’ at the favored Nilento Studios in Sweden. This new musical statement delivers nine profound, freshly executed original compositions and one soulful arrangement.
‘Arvoles’ which means ‘Trees’ in Ladino ( the ancient language spoken by the Sephardic people of the diaspora) will be released this year on Cohen’s own established indie label RazDaz Recordz. Cohen’s 17th album as a leader, Is clearly identified with Avishai’s own unique DNA and heartbeat. ‘Arvoles’ makes you float between key trio songs with the compliment of horns on several of the tracks, a working unit of deliberation, spirit, and giving you real joy. This is a masterful musical statement.
Avishai with his dynamic trio will be presenting ‘ Arvoles ‘ touring extensively in the year ahead with recording partners, pianist and composer Elchin Shirinov from Azerbaijan, who has been inspired since an early age by great musicians and who always knew he wanted to become a jazz musician. And the creative and distinctive Noam David, a drummer and composer whose rich style and complex polyrhythmic sounds have contributed greatly to the ever-growing music scene in Israel who has accompanied Avishai for many years in the music.