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Avishai Cohen + Nikki Yeoh

Part of EFG London Jazz Festival

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Acclaimed bassist and jazz composer Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, with support from Nikki Yeoh’s Café Oran project.

Over the past two decades Avishai Cohen, has developed a vital blend of traditions, cultures, languages and styles – from Hebrew and Ladino folk songs alongside pulsating contemporary jazz in his original compositions. With this new trio line-up featuring pianist Elchin Shirinov and drummer Roni Kaspi, they will perform music from the trio albums as well as new compositions yet to be released

Nikki Yeoh’s Café Oran project opens the evening’s performance, celebrating the music of Maurice El Médioni. A self-taught pianist, Médioni frequented Oran‘s American bars in the 1940s, where he played boogie-woogie and Cuban music fused with the distinct influences with Arabic music. Nikki Yeoh's trio combine his music with her own compositions.

Performance subject to government guidelines.

Produced by Serious. Part of EFG London Jazz Festival.


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