AVISHAI COHEN - TWO ROSES
Two Roses is, in Avishai's words, "a once in a lifetime project."
Associating his core trio (Mark Guiliana, Elchin Shirinov) with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Avishai Cohen offers a very cinematic project between jazz, Mediterranean folklore and classical music, re-exploring a part of his musical journey.
As well as offering new orchestrations of his most successful works, Two Roses also features When I'm Falling, an original composition showing how far the sound of Avishai Cohen has developed.
"For many years I had thought of writing some of my existing music and new compositions for a full orchestra. Though it seemed more like a fantasy for a while, at a certain point it felt like the right time. So I decided to contact some good orchestrators and begin the journey. Diving into the assignment getting deeper and deeper into it and within a few years this incredible body of work was ready to be performed and recorded. As soon as we finished recording, it was clear something special had been achieved and now I can't wait for more. Playing and singing with an orchestra is pure magic. I'm feeling very fortunate for this incredible opportunity and wish to thank everyone who is a part of it, especially my manager Ray Jefford who was the main anchor behind this wonderful production. Enjoy." - Avishai Cohen