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TOMER COHEN

Guitarist | Composer

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PRESS

  • "Folk elements and Middle Eastern/Israeli musical characters variously interact with Cohen’s jazz foundation. Cohen’s first lap, solo discography-wise, makes a strong artistic statement, but one that also entails critical restraint and an organic melodic impulse at the center of his musical being. He’s one to watch and listen for." - DownBeat Magazine (USA)

  • "A mature record with no ego. It is striking that the American Israeli does not opt for muscle language. He enriches his pastoral melodies with quicksilver notes, scents and colors." - Jazzism (Nederland)

  • "The creative mix of his Israeli and American musical roots produces refreshingly different grooves and a particularly effortless style of playing, even at faster tempos." - Jazz Journal (UK)

  • "Tomer Cohen, a Young Exciting Israeli Jazz Guitarist" - Jazz Guitar Today (USA)

  • “Very mature record that doesn’t sound like a performance for guitar fans but a collective effort that focuses on musicality rather than virtuosity.” - Couleurs Jazz (France)

 

  • "It’s a music of the mind that never sacrifices the passion and soulfulness." - NYS Music (USA)

  • "He has built his "own vocabulary" from his influences not only from jazz, such as Wes Montgomery, Pat Metheny and Kurt Rosenwinkel, but also from rock bands: Led Zeppelin, AC/DC and Megadeth." - Reforma Newspaper (Mexico)

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