PR JAZZ presents: Jeremy Cohen and his Violin Jazz Quartet
Jeremy Cohen, one of the Bay Area's, and the WORLD's leading jazz violinists, is appearing at Point Richmond Jazz' 5th concert of their premiere concert series for 2013-14.
Jeremy Cohen's electrifying jazz violin performances have earned him nationwide accolades. Classically-trained and a student of Itzhak Perlman and Anne Crowden, Cohen's eclectic style reflects his respect for a wide range of violinists from Perlman and Fritz Kreisler to Joe Venuti and Eddie South.
Cohen has performed as soloist with numerous orchestras. Recording credits include recordings with Linda Ronstadt, Ray Charles, Aaron Neville, Cleo Laine, Carlos Santana's Grammy-winning CD "Supernatural" and the original "Star Wars" compilation CD with John Williams. In 2004 he released "Jeremy Cohen and Friends Celebrate Joe Venuti 100 Years," his DVD tribute to the great jazz violinist.
A faculty member of the Henry Mancini Institute (Los Angeles) since 1997 and The Jazz School (Berkeley) since 2004, Cohen also taught for six years at the Stanford Jazz Workshop. Cohen's orchestral arrangements have been featured by theSan Francisco Symphony, The San Jose and San Francisco Chamber Orchestras, the Bay Area's Peninsula Symphony, the Reading (PA) Philharmonic, the Reno Philharmonic, and the Sun Valley (ID) and Mendocino (CA) Music Festivals
.Jeremy has recorded two CDs of jazz standards with with his ViolinJazz quartet featuring the Bay Area's finest: Jeremy, violin, Larry Dunlap, piano, Jim Kerwin, bass, and Dix Bruce, guitar.
Don't miss this rare live performance by this fabulous group!
Point Richmond FUMC (View)
210 Martina St. (corner of Martina and W. Richmond Ave.)
Point Richmond, CA 94801
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