Cantaloupe Island – 2021

Emmet Cohen


A spirited performance with Randy Brecker and Chad Lefkowitz-Brown.

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Pianist Emmet Cohen’s long string of weekly LiveStream performances, called Live At Emmet’s Place, are among the most enjoyable on the internet.

For this edition from late-2021, Cohen and his trio with bassist Yasusi Nakamura and drummer Kyle Poole are joined by trumpeter Randy Brecker and tenor-saxophonist Chad Lefkowitz-Brown for a spirited version of Herbie Hancock’s “Cantaloupe Island.”

Brecker at 76 has not lost a thing through the years as he shows on his blazing solo.

Lefkowitz-Brown builds up the intensity and passion of his solo slowly, Cohen creates an inventive and soulful improvisation of his own, and a joyful party atmosphere is felt throughout the performance.

-Scott Yanow


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