Emmet Cohen

Greensboro News & Record

On Thursday, the string of strong groups appearing in town continues with pianist Emmet Cohen and his trio on stage at Dazzle, 1512 Curtis, at 6 and 8:30 p.m. (303-839-5100).  The last time I saw Cohen was when he was here with bassist Christian McBride’s Trip Trio. This time he has his own group with Russell Hall on bass and Kyle Poole on drums. Hall holds down the bass chair on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, while Poole is a regular on the New York scene and has worked with Wynton Marsalis.

Emmet Cohen Trio | Sep 14

Sep 12, 2017

Harlem based piano phenom, Emmet Cohen, swings through town with his all-star trio featuring Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s bassist, Russell Hall, and drummer Kyle Poole, recently on tour with Wynton Marsalis. The trio is known for its range and uplifting dynamism, representing Cohen’s “kaleidoscopic sense of musical narrative,” as noted in Downbeat Magazine’s current edition.

Cellar Live Records

After finishing in third place in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition held annually at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater, Washington, D.C, Emmet Cohen placed first at the 2014 American Jazz Pianists Competition Like most jazz musicians who excel at their instrument, Emmet began playing at the very young age o

Susan Gatschet

In addition to jazz clubs and music schools, acclaimed young pianist Emmet Cohen included KUVO in his Colorado tour.  Here's a segment of his performance interview on "Lunchtime at the Oasis" with host Arturo Gomez.

While in Colorado Cohen held classes at Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado. "The Way I've learned to teach is to show my love for it and show the joy it can bring me; and the uplifting it can bring to people of all kinds, old people, young people, children or people of different countries."