Haggai Cohen Milo
Haggai Cohen Milo plays John Zorn
Stepping up for October’s Hotplate will be the highly skilled upright bassist Haggai Cohen Milo performing a Zorn tribute like no other, heavy on the Masada.
About John Zorn
The Avante-Garde/Experimental kingpin known as John Zorn defines the term “prolific.” With over 100 recordings under his own name, he has been featured, composed and produced well over that. Starting in the underground New York scene in the mid-70s, Zorn gained widespread acclaim with the release of his Nonesuch ‘84 release, The Big Gundown: John Zorn Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone. He would go on to release the album Kristallnacht, which paved the way for Masada, a quartet comprising of a rotating personnel with Zorn as the front man. Love him or be confused by him, he is an undeniable force in the jazz world.
About Haggai Cohen Milo
With a taste for the exotic flavors of his native middle-east country, Israel - Haggai Cohen Milo is truly a contemporary mix of the sound between east and west. The globetrotting upright bassist has already made a name for himself on the international music scene, touring with such acts as Omer Klein & the World Trio. His group the Secret Music Project, that features his personal musical sound and vision, has performed in some of the most important festivals around the world including the Aspen Music Festival, the Atlantic Jazz Festival (Canada), Boston First Night and many more. With all this under his belt at such a young age, the sky seems to be the only limit for Cohen Milo.
Mike Olmos trumpet
Evan Francis saxophone
Alex Conde piano
Haggai Cohen Milo bass
Hamir Atwal drums