New Jersey Stage

Friday, December 17, 2010

David Cohen in Concert at the The Trenton City Museum

(TRENTON, NJ) -- Enjoy a musical evening featuring the passion of flamenco guitar, tapas, and Spanish wine on January 14, 2011 with David Cohen in Concert at the Trenton City Museum.  Showtime is 7:30pm.  The museum is part of the Ellarslie Mansion in Cadwalader Park, Trenton, NJ.

Classical and flamenco guitarist David Cohen will perform different styles of Latin and Spanish music, as well as music from other traditions on a variety of instruments that have become his trademark. The evenings music will feature Dance of the Yi People on the Chinese pipa. Other music featured will be performed on the Turkish oud, Highland bagpipes,12-string guitar along with the Flamenco guitar.

The evenings performance will be David's second appearance at Ellarslie and second time opening the concert season for The Trenton City Museum.

David Cohen is a Philadelphia native whose study of the guitar started in 1976 after being inspired by the guitar playing of Joan Armatrading.  His studies have lead him throughout the United States and is also currently a member of Pipes and Drums of the Jersey Shore Shillelagh's in Belmar New Jersey.

Mr. Cohen teaches music in both his Philadelphia and Ocean Grove New Jersey studio Guitar Point and serves as the President of the Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. In 2003 he started the Ocean Grove Food Bank Benefit Concert to support the Monmouth/Ocean County Food Bank. Mr. Cohen founded to further the promotion of classical music. He has been featured in numerous print, radio and television stories, and currently writes for as their Philadelphia Guitar Examiner.  David has also co-founded the Ocean Grove Music and Arts Festival held in Ocean Grove each May promoting the visual and performing arts in the tri-state area.