Anat Cohen with the MSU Jazz Octets under the direction of Diego Rivera

  • The Carr Center 311 East Grand River Avenue Detroit, MI, 48226 United States

Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen—MSUFCU Guest Artist— has won hearts and minds the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence. The Jazz Journalists Association has voted Anat as Clarinetist of the Year eight years in a row, and she has topped both the Critics and Readers Polls in the clarinet category in DownBeat magazine every year since 2011. That’s not to mention years of being named Rising Star in the soprano and tenor saxophone categories in DownBeat, as well as for Jazz Artist of the Year. In 2009, ASCAP awarded Anat a Wall of Fame prize for composition and musicianship, among other honors.

Earning this acclaim, Anat has toured the world with her quartet, headlining at the Newport, Umbria, SF Jazz and North Sea jazz festivals as well as at such hallowed clubs as New York’s Village Vanguard and at Columbia University’s prestigious Miller Theatre.

Hear Anat playing Sweet Georgia Brown, from her album, "Clarinetwork Live at the Village Vanguard" :

Adults $27, Students $15

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