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Anat Cohen Quartet – In The Spirit of Baden

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Anat Cohen Quartet “In The Spirit of Baden”
at Live Studio Sessions – KNKX Public Radio

Clarinetist (and sometime saxophonist) Anat Cohen is a one-woman music-blender.  Born and raised in Tel Aviv and now living in New York, Anat lays out a world of influences in almost every song she plays.  Jazz, classical, klezmer, tango, Brazilian — whatever style or genre of music you can think of, you’ll hear at least echoes of it in Ms. Cohen’s music if you listen long enough.  (And by “long enough” we mean, like, an evening’s performance from her and her band.)

It seems as if it’s impossible for her to be less than breathtaking every time she plays.  In this studio session, the Anat Cohen Quartet performs three songs, “Putty Boy Strut”, “Amah” and “In The Spirit of Baden”.  Along with Cohen on clarinet, you’ll hear Jason Lindner (piano and Fender Rhodes), Daniel Freedman (drums) and Tal Mashiach (bass).

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Grant Richards’ Live Performance of “Ballyhoo”

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Grant Richards – a pianist deeply immersed in bebop and the blues – leads his music in a bold
and emergent new direction with Ballyhoo, an Afro-Cuban celebration of a previously unspoken
dream, finally realized in a tangible elation of musicianship, culture, and unbridled wonder.
Richards, like the great jazz composers throughout history, wrote the music on Ballyhoo not for
generic instruments, but for the specific and unique musical personalities of the musicians in his
ensemble.

Ballyhoo is the title track from my new album, my first excursion into Latin jazz, combining
many elements that get me out of my comfort zone like intricate grooves, odd keys, and the
necessity for precise execution,” Richards shares. “The title implies an excited commotion and
with the crisp performance by my bandmates Damian Erskine, Reinhardt Melz, and Carmelo
Torres
, I think this track embodies the exuberance and playfulness I intended for the project as a
whole.”

Album cover - Grant Richards: Ballyhoo
Album cover – Grant Richards: Ballyhoo

What is Ballyhoo? The word embodies sensation, animation and enthusiasm, and the record at
its core presents all of the same. Ballyhoo was released on September 24, 2021.

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