'Playing The Room' Released September 6, 2019 on ECM

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An extravangantly skilled trumpeter [. . .] relaxed and soulful [. . .] he deftly combined sensitivity and flair.
- The New York Times

Many say Cohen has assumed the spirit of the great Miles Davis, reincarnated into a powerful combination of lyricism and intellect. He among the best in world…
- LA Weekly

Arguably the most exciting Israeli jazz musician in the world
-The Chicago Reader

Avishai Cohen has rather quietly become one of the most creative trumpet players in jazz
- JazzTimes

Cohen is a versatile, modern master.
- DownBeat

A trumpeter of rare poise and lyricism.
- The Boston Globe