Manage episode 251218325 series 7417
Tel Aviv-born, New York-based Anat Cohen is a multiple Grammy-nominated clarinetist, composer, and bandleader whose Anat Cohen Tentet ranges from chamber-funk to large and sensuous orchestral jazz, from Brazilian music to African grooves, vintage swing to tango, boogaloo to ballads. Their latest album, Triple Helix, has been nominated for a Grammy and is built around a three part clarinet concerto, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and Chicago’s Symphony Center,and written by Anat’s longtime music director Oded Lev-Ari. The title seems to refer to the three different musical elements – jazz, classical, and world music – that go into the piece. Hear the Anat Cohen Tentet play the three-movement concerto, “Triple Helix,” in-studio.