REVIEWS 

“ A drummer of creative agitation.”
 

- Karl Stark, The Philadelphia Inquirer

“... a leader and drummer of the highest quality... his approach is fresh, while simultaneously upholding tradition”

 

- Dave Miele, Jazz Improv

“ ...beautifully furious...Cohen plays with abandon, pushing musicians...like Blakey or mentor Tony Williams.”
 

- Cadence Magazine

“ ...cool thrashing in the drums, Cohen has the loose interactive approach of his teacher Tony Williams.”
 

- Owen Cordle, JazzTimes

“... Cohen proves an effective director laying down a steady haze of cymbals and propulsive drive.”

 

- Karl Stark, The Philadelphia Inquirer

“ ...Energetic drum-driven modern jazz.”
 

- International Association of Jazz Record Collectors

“... Highly interactive and full of that sound of surprise that is at the heart of good jazz.”

 

- Bill Milkowski, Author of Rockers, Jazzbos & Visionaries

“ ...A trio record that allows for free interaction. Cohen keeps up interesting rhythmic interplay.”
 

- Sid Gribetz, JazzTimes

“... Cohen's "Diggin' In, Digging Out” is a very engaging listen that could end up being one of the major sleepers of the year."

 

- Chris Hovan, www.allthatjazz.com

“ ...The subtle goading shows that he provides throughout, show the imagination he brings to the role of the drummer in a trio."
 

- Barry McRea, Jazz Journal International

“... You obviously have great abilities and a high conceptual awareness on the drums. Some of the more adventurous stuff I have heard in awhile... your playing sounds excellent."

 

- Peter Erskine

“ ...I really enjoyed this outstanding CD, "Diggin' In, Digging Out" by Tom Cohen and friends.... great music.
 

- Michael Brecker