Radical Jewish Culture
Gabriele Coen :  Yiddish Melodies In Jazz
Cat. # 8172
Released Jan 2013
cd time - 64:47
US Price $16.00
Gabriele Coen’s second project for Tzadik explores the nexus of Jewish music and jazz through the work of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Shelly Manne, Terry Gibbs, Herbie Mann, Mickey Katz and more. Tapping into modern Yiddish swing, Coen’s exciting arrangements and fabulous band has created a true melting pot music, bringing together a variety of jazz styles in this beautiful and lyrical collection.
Gabriele Coen: Soprano And Tenor Saxes, Clarinet
Lutte Berg: Electric Guitar
Luca Caponi: Drums
Marco Loddo: Double Bass
Pietro Lussu: Piano