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Emmet Cohen plays three pianos at once with his hand and leg.

April 4, 2025 at 7:30PM

This performance is 90 minutes with no intermission.

Esteemed jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen makes his BroadStage debut alongside his trio, The Emmet Cohen Trio! Hailed by All About Jazz as “one of the finest piano players to emerge in decades,” Cohen's dynamic and charismatic performances showcase his extraordinary talents. Winner of the 2019 American Pianists Awards, Emmet Cohen has performed at top venues and festivals worldwide, and with over ten albums and frequent collaborations with jazz legends, Cohen's impact on the genre is undeniable. He is invigorating the contemporary arts world both locally and internationally, earning enthusiastic acclaim from audiences worldwide.

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“Thirty years old and one of the finest piano players to emerge in decades…”


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Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation's pivotal  figures in music and the related arts. Leader of the Emmet Cohen Trio and creator of the Masters  Legacy Series, he is an internationally acclaimed jazz artist, a dedicated educator, the winner of the 2019 American Pianists Awards, and a finalist in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition. Cohen headlines regularly at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Village Vanguard, and  Birdland, and has appeared at the Newport, Monterey, and North Sea jazz festivals. His artistry has  taken him to venues and festivals in over 30 countries. Cohen's entrepreneurial energies led to his  developing "Live From Emmet's Place," a live-streamed "Harlem rent party" that unites a worldwide  audience via tens of millions of internet views. Cohen has released over ten albums as leader and  has performed or recorded with Ron Carter, Benny Golson, Jimmy Cobb, George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Tootie Heath, Houston Person, Christian McBride, and Kurt Elling.

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