Keys on Fire: Emmet Cohen Trio

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Venue: Berney Theatre, Asper Jewish Community Campus
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Price: See Link
Status: Available
15 Mar 2019 Sunday
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Winner of the American Jazz Pianist Competition and finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition, Emmet Cohen is quickly forging a name for himself as a leader and composer. For Cohen, jazz is “about communicating the deepest levels of humanity and individuality; it’s essentially about connections.” Whether he’s playing standards or new work, his sparkling technique and quicksilver ideas have a contemporary energy, but are deeply rooted in his respect for the jazz tradition. One of his current recording projects is the Masters Legacy Series; the first two volumes, featuring drummer Jimmy Cobb and bassist Ron Carter, have set a high bar with critics and listeners. Don’t miss this talented young trio!