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Pianist Emmet Cohen Wins 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship

The American Pianists Association's award comes with a $50,000 prize, recording contract, and more

Emmet Cohen, winner of the 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship

The American Pianists Association has given its 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship to Emmet Cohen, a three-time finalist for the coveted award who has performed with some of the most accomplished musicians in jazz.

The fellowship comes with a $50,000 prize, recording contract with Mack Avenue Recording Group, and two years of professional services. Cohen, 28, was one of five finalists; the other four were Kenny Banks, Jr., Keelan Dimick, Dave Meder, and Billy Test.

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