Leonie graduated from Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 1992 and works as a jazz pianist, composer and teacher.
Leonie Cohen Trio regularly performs in Australia’s foremost jazz venues (Bennett’s Lane, 505, the Foundry, Sound Lounge and the Basement). Other notable performances include Sydney Festival, Melbourne International Women’s Jazz Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Spiegel Tent, Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival (Sydney & Melbourne), JJC (Tokyo), Seider’s Lounge (Toronto), EZ’s Woodshed (NY), Fringe Club (Hong Kong) and Raffles Theatre (Singapore).
Cohen has collaborated and performed extensively with cabaret diva Christa Hughes and has toured Australia with David Campbell. As well as playing piano for the sell-out 2014 Opera House season, Cohen was part of the creative development for Club Swizzle (La Soirée).
Most recently Cohen has composed and recorded the album “Pages Suite”. The music has been performed by Muses Trio and recently featured on an episode of Compass, ABC. Cohen has also released “Jerusalem” and “Sideshow Pony”, both commissioned by ABC’s Jazztrack. Her original theatrical scores include “Monkey Shines” and “Darlingwood Tales”, commissioned by and performed at the Sydney Opera House.
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