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Black Cab Jazz: Emmet Cohen
November 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$25 – $35
or this special series curated by San Jose Jazz, Cohen will perform live on stage at 7:00pm, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the Hammer Theatre’s intimate Hammer4 Studio which offers cabaret seating at 4-top tables and a rare chance to see today’s hottest artists up close.
Hammer Theatre Center rounds out November with multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen. Praised by DownBeat for his “nimble touch, measured stride, and warm harmonic vocabulary,” Cohen has performed, recorded, or collaborated with Ron Carter, Benny Golson, Jimmy Cobb, George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Tootie Heath, Houston Person, Christian McBride, Kurt Elling, Billy Hart, Herlin Riley, Lea DeLaria, and Bill T. Jones. Past appearances include major international jazz festivals, Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as well as headline performances at the Village Vanguard and other major New York jazz clubs. During the COVID-19 lockdown he created “Live From Emmet’s Place,” a weekly livestream that received millions of internet views worldwide. He is also the leader of the Emmet Cohen Trio and a Mack Avenue artist.
Sponsored by the College of Humanities and the Arts Artistic Excellence Programming Grant.