Grammy Award-winning Miami jazz pianist Tal Cohen has received much acclaim, winning the Barry Harris National Piano Competition and receiving the prestigious Freedman Fellowship. He has performed to a sold-out crowd at the Sydney Opera House. Recently, Cohen played across the globe with Terence Blanchard, Greg Osby, Ignacio Berroa, Joe Lovano and others. He currently leads his own ensemble, which has performed at iconic jazz festivals and venues such as Jazz Bez in Ukraine, Detroit Jazz Festival, Melbourne Jazz Festival in Australia and a three-week residency at the Black Cat in San Francisco.
His most recent album, Gentle Giants, has received international acclaim and many reviews, including a four-star review from DownBeat magazine. Cohen is among the most in-demand pianists as he continues to tour the globe with his blend of Jewish melodies, traditional jazz harmonies and impeccable rhythmic palette.