Drummer and producer Aviv Cohen (AKA - Sol Monk) Born and raised in Jerusalem, started playing drums at the age of 16.
After graduating from “Rimon”, A top Israeli Jazz music school, highly praised Cohen moved to New York in order to sharpen his style and study with the greatest teachers.
Quickly enough, Cohen established himself as a much-in-demand player through his formidable technique, deep groove, and strong individuality.
Cohen’s new project - Sol Monk - a solo project, recently released his debut album “Beats, not words”.
on this album Cohen practices and explores beats as an experimental music lab — where
in 3 days of live sessions, he has collaborated with his favorite israeli artists all recruited to
create a new sound of wise soulful harmonies blended with sharp texts endless groove
and his signature sound- the marshal arts drumming.