Yuval, Anat and Avishai Cohen are top-tier jazz musicians. They’re also siblings, and they occasionally record and perform together as a band, supported by a top New York rhythm section. It’s a family reunion you won’t secretly dread.
The two long-time bandmates have both developed reputations for flexibility — for being able to collaborate with anyone. Their violin-and-guitar duo performance finds them alone together on stage, thinking on their feet.
Some years ago, the alto saxophonist made an album which integrated his love of South Asian music and funk and hip-hop and electronic music and kitchen sinks. He’s finally getting to tour that music now, and it’s electric — literally and otherwise.
The drummer is certainly no stranger to prestigious festival stages, but is usually as a member of the supporting cast. An innovator within jazz traditions, Nash gets a share of the spotlight when he leads this classic quintet lineup.