Avishai Cohen - Burning Brighter

Bassist Avishai Cohen has in the last decade of his prolific, high-level 20-year career, moved from bass hero and bandleader, into the echelons of significant stylistic innovator and powerful musical mentor.

Known for spotting the stars of tomorrow, his gifted current trio of pianist Nitai Hershkovits and drummer Daniel Dor has helped him produce one of his strongest albums to date: From Darkness. Kevin Le Gendre spoke to Cohen about how his young charges push him and the music beyond the limits

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