Avishai Cohen Trio. From Darkness. US 2015

JAZZ IZZIN

Avishai Cohen Trio. From Darkness. US 2015

Jazz embraces most idioms, more than any other genre, and it has gone to many ways where it didn’t used to be, which is good. There is jazz tradition but jazz tradition is not to stay in the tradition, so it conflicts itself, which is very interesting. Avishai Cohen. Interview. All About Jazz. 2015. 


The Israeli composer and bassist, go back to the very core of his musical idiom and activity. A belief reinforced by the influence of two outstanding partners, pianist Nitai Hershkovits and drummer Daniel Dor.

This unity between human and sound owes a lot to a virtue brought here to its highest intensity: mutual listening, a soulful and heartful science that presides over the destiny of true music. All even compositions were recorded with the impact of a live performance with clarity.

From Darkness charts a path from obscurity to…

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TO LIFE

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TO LIFE

i cannot say how many times i’ve loved you
as i love you now
or how often in the past i loved you
if i had the chance to love you over and over

and i cannot say how many times
i will love you in times to come

that i love you now is what matters
that i love your wild green and blue canopy
your perfumed reds in borders
you tumbling and still waters
your uneven paths and manicured ways
your antlers paws hooves long necks
and calls of longing in the night

that i love your pains and disappointments
laughter and celebration
and the air you let me breathe

i will go on loving you
against the threat of hoods salutes and banners
against the unthinking voices of division
against hate and race creed and colour

for to love you is to know
you are…

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Error humano

Las crónicas del Otro Mundo

Yo soy el peregrino, yo soy el caminante, yo soy quien redunda el fatuo sendero en pos de un lugar mejor. Y, en realidad, debería decir que lo he encontrado.

Pero no doy crédito. A mi alrededor no cunde más que el desconcierto, propio y ajeno. El endógeno brota al no ser capaz de entender el beligerante alboroto que mana de todo ser viviente que me circunda. En cuanto a la turbación externa, me declaro ignorante a la hora de atribuirle una explicación, pero es un pecado menor al lado del cometido por el resto de la muchedumbre. Todos han sido sugestionados por ellos mismos, dispuestos a enarbolar argumentos tanto válidos como estúpidos de forma indiscriminada, porque todo vale ya en este mundo con tal de desacreditar al enemigo.

Enemigo. Palabra clave, descriptor, concepto inequívoco de aquel que disiente contigo. Un rival se convierte en enemigo, un adversario se convierte…

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