• Jazz at the Lesher Center Series: Anat Cohen Tentet with Oded Lev-Ari

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    Name: Jazz at the Lesher Center Series: Anat Cohen Tentet with Oded Lev-Ari
    Date: August 3, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    For the eighth year in a row, the Diablo Regional Arts Association proudly announces this year’s singular Jazz at the Lesher Center 2019 Concert Series, featuring many of today’s most lauded jazz artists and the brightest rising talents. Acclaimed Israeli-born, NYC based jazz and Brazilian music influenced saxophonist and clarinetist. Anat’s most recent release came in March 2018 as a debut duo recording with the acclaimed pianist Fred Hersch, “Live in Healdsburg.” Her newest album as a band leader, “Happy Song,” released in October 2017, is another synergistic collaboration between Anat and Oded Lev-Ari. Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, she attended the Tel Aviv School for the Arts and the Jaffa Music Conservatory. Through the World Scholarship Tour, she attended the Berklee College of Music, developing a deep love and facility for various Latin music styles. Anat spent a decade touring with Sherrie Maricle’s all-woman big band, The Diva Jazz Orchestra. In 2009, Anat became the first Israeli to headline at the Village Vanguard, the setting for perhaps the most celebrated live recordings in jazz history, “Clarinetwork: Live at the Village Vanguard.” Of her Tentet, their music has been described as a “bursting sound, and infectious beat” and “gutsy, swinging” style.
    Location:
    Lesher Center for the Arts 1601 Civic Dr Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 5pm & 8pm Anat Cohen Tentet with Oded Lev-Ari Running Time: approx. 75 minutes, with no intermission
    Contact Information:
    Lesher Center for the Arts Ticket Office (Open Tuesday – Sunday, Closed Monday) (925) 943-7469
    Fees/Admission:
    Subscriptions to all four concerts are only $145. Single tickets are $45.
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