Cohn On The Cob – Joe Cohn

An advanced blues head with two chords to the measure, this song is a good example of Joe Cohn's complex harmonic and melodic conception. Joe's recorded it with three different tenor saxophonists: Frank Wess, Grant Stewart and Dayna Stephens.

Joe Cohn

born on December 28, 1956

The son of saxophonist/composer Al Cohn, Joe is well known as man who can play anything on the guitar. If it's impossible, he'll do it anyway. Heralded by Pat Metheny as an "unbelievable improviser" "able to keep ideas going and flowing" and turn "sentences into paragraphs and paragraphs into stories," his apparent virtuosity is complemented by a sensitivity to the narrative qualities of music. Read more...

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