Anat Cohen, exquisite jazz artistry

November 6th, 2012


A more intimate clarinet festival
By: Mordecai Specktor

Jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen reports that she was spared the calamitous effects of Hurricane Sandy.

“We’re some of the luckiest people — we were not affected,” she says, during a phone conversation with the AJW last week from her home in New York City. “Everything is fine in my neighborhood; there was no flooding and no shortage of anything, which is pretty far out, considering the devastation in other parts of the city.”

Cohen resides “in the holy land of Brooklyn, in a part called Williamsburg,” which also is home to thousands of Hasidim. “We were passed over.”

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