Emmet Cohen at Frost School of Music
Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
UM Gusman Concert Hall
Reunion—Frost Studio Jazz Band
Stephen Guerra, director
Emmet Cohen, piano and B3-organ
Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is in the vanguard of his generation's advancement of music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Cohen started playing the piano at 3 years old. Fresh off from receiving the 2019 American Pianists Award and being named the Cole Porter Fellowship winner, Frost Studio Music and Jazz alumnus Emmet Cohen returns to the Studio Jazz Band to present original music and new arrangements of standards. Cohen already has several albums under his own name and has performed with masters such as Ron Carter, Benny Golson, Jimmy Cobb, and Jimmy Heath.