January 2nd, 2013from sfgate.com
Review: A look at overlooked albums of 2012
By: The Associated Press (Excerpt by Charles J. Gans)
Israeli-born Anat Cohen is doing her utmost to ensure that the clarinet no longer remains an overlooked instrument in modern jazz. On “Claroscuro” — a Spanish term referring to the play between light and dark in painting — Cohen offers a variety of tonal shades ranging from light buoyant tunes to dark intense multilayered pieces as she takes her listeners on a multicultural journey with stops in West Africa, New Orleans, Brazil and her present home, New York.
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