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Birth name  Anat Cohen
Name  Anat Cohen
Origin  Tel Aviv, Israel
Genres  Jazz, post-bop
Siblings  Avishai Cohen
Years active  1999–present

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Occupation(s)  Musician, composer, bandleader
Instruments  Clarinet, tenor and soprano saxophones
Role  Clarinetist ·
Albums  Notes From the Village, Clarinetwork: Live at the Village V, Poetica, Noir, Gilfema + 2

Education  Berklee College of Music

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Anat Cohen is a New York City-based jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and bandleader from Tel Aviv, Israel.


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Cohen began playing clarinet and saxophone, and in 1996 studied at the Berklee College of Music. She has also recorded with her brothers Avishai Cohen (trumpeter) and Yuval Cohen (alto and soprano saxophonist).

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Her debut album, Place & Time, features Jason Lindner, Ben Street, Jeff Ballard, and Avishai Cohen, was released in 2005 on Anzic Records. Her latest record Luminosa features Jason Lindner, Joe Martin, and Daniel Freedman, with guests was released in 2015 also on Anzic Records.

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Cohen performs regularly and has appeared at a number of notable jazz festivals, including the Newport Jazz Festival, Montreal International Jazz Festival, Tudo É Jazz Festival, and the North Sea Jazz Festival.


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In 2007 she won the awards for "Up and Coming Artist" and "Clarinetist of the Year" from the Jazz Journalists Association. She was also voted Clarinetist of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 and honored as "Multi-Reedist of the Year" in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2017 by the Jazz Journalists Association. She has received multiple citations in Down Beat magazine's annual critics' and readers' polls in multiple categories: "Rising Star" in the tenor saxophone (2012) , "Rising Star" in the soprano saxophone (2013) , and top ranking in the clarinet (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).

On 12 July 2013, she received the 2013 Paul Acket Award from the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam from the BNP Foundation.



  • Place & Time (2005)
  • Poetica (2007)
  • Notes From the Village (2008)
  • Clarinetwork: Live at the Village Vanguard (2010)
  • Claroscuro (2012)
  • Luminosa (2015)
  • With The Anzic Orchestra

  • Noir (2007)
  • With The Choro Ensemble

  • Choro Ensemble (2005)
  • Nosso Tempo (2008)
  • With 3 Cohens

  • One (2003)
  • Braid (2007)
  • Family (2011)
  • Tightrope (2013)
  • With Cyro Baptista

  • Beat the Donkey (Tzadik, 2002)
  • Infinito (Tzadik, 2009)
  • Brazilian style

  • Alegria Da Casa, with Trio Brasiliero (2016)
  • Outra Coisa, with Marcello Gonçalves (2017)
  • Rosa Dos Ventos, with Trio Brasiliero (2017)
  • References

    Anat Cohen Wikipedia