Jeremy Cohen‘s electrifying jazz violin performances have
nationwide accolades. Classically-trained and a student of Itzhak
Perlman and Anne Crowden, Cohen’s eclectic style reflects his respect
for a wide range of violinists from Perlman and Fritz Kreisler to Joe
Venuti and Eddie South.
Cohen has performed as soloist with orchestras including the
Virginia Symphony, the California Symphony and the Reno Philharmonic.
His recording credits include motion picture and television soundtracks
concertmaster on recordings with Linda Ronstadt, Ray Charles, Aaron
Neville, Howard Keel and Cleo Laine. He appeared on Carlos Santana’s
Grammy-winning CD “Supernatural” and the original “Star Wars”
compilation CD with John Williams. On the stage he was the solo
violinist in “Forever Tango” and “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”
and has toured and recorded with the 2006 Grammy winners, the Turtle
Island String Quartet, and his own groups ViolinJazz and Quartet San
He performed here previously with the Eddie Pasternak Trio, and Violinjazz.
Pianist, composer and arranger Larry Dunlap has a multifaceted
career that includes extensive work in the fields of jazz, classical
and popular music.
Since the early 1980s Larry has been pianist in North America with the
British singer Dame Cleo Laine and her musician husband Sir John
Dankworth. His past work has seen him appearing and/or recording with
jazz vocalists Mark Murphy, Sheila Jordan, Ernestine Anderson and Joe
Williams, as well as instrumentalists Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Ralph
Towner, Ernie Watts, Bud Shank and Larry Coryell.
In the pop music field Larry has toured with The Pointer Sisters,
Country Joe McDonald, and others.
For the past 30 years Larry has worked closely with the Cape Verdean
composer Amandio Cabral, recording several cds of his own
interpretations of Mr. Cabral’s music.
He performed here previously with the Larry Dunlap Quartet featuring
Charlie McCarthy, and Violinjazz.