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Israeli trumpeter Avishai Cohen honors the innocent victims of a cruel world on Cross My Palm With Silver

A stark tenderness marks the opening moments of Cross My Palm With Silver (ECM), the ravishing new album by Israeli trumpeter Avishai Cohen. Over gauzy piano chords played by longtime collaborator Yonathan Avishai, Cohen unfurls lines of exquisite beauty—but there’s no missing the sorrow, and perhaps the feeling of helplessness, that creep in once bassist […]