Daniel Cohen Bio
Daniel Cohen is a Jazz Saxophonist, woodwind Doubler, composer, arranger and educator from Tel Aviv, Israel. He is currently based in NYC pursuing his studies at The Juilliard School.
Cohen had the opportunity to study at the prestigious Thelma Yellin school of the arts and the Tel Aviv Conservatory where he got to study under the direction of Danny Rosenfeld, Yuval Cohen and Kobi Solomon which helped him dive deep into the Jazz tradition.
In later years, Cohen took interest in Classical music, allowing him to study with Gan Lev, Avichai Ornoy and Jonathan Hadas. By Playing Classical Saxophone, Flute and Clarinet he enriched his foundation and style, Deeply rooted in the Jazz tradition, combining elements of Jazz and Classical music.
As a teenager Cohen was welcomed into the jazz community and taken under the wing of older musicians in the Tel Aviv Jazz scene, presenting the opportunity to play with musicians like: Eli Degibri, Barak Mori, Ofer Ganor, Jess Koren, Yonatan Riklis, Shay Zelman and many more.
Since then, Cohen has been awarded many scholarships such as: America Israel Foundation, Tzfonot Tarbut and Ran Baron scholarship and won many prizes such as Carinthia Saxophone competition, Kfar Saba wind competition, and the Jim Widner composition competition Sponsored by Yamaha.