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Monday December 11, 2017

From The Chicago Tribune

Iyer, Zenon, Cohen Among Best Jazz Recordings
By: Howard Reich

Among the best jazz recordings of 2017:

Anat Cohen Tentet: “Happy Song” (Anzic Records). Clarinetist Cohen released three recordings in 2017, each worthy of inclusion on any list of the year’s best jazz recordings. But “Happy Song” stands as the most expansive, for it represents a celebration of the clarinet and shows Cohen’s eloquence in addressing jazz, Brazilian, klezmer, world music and other idioms. The title may seem sugary, but the music provides considerable emotional lift.

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