A new album dedicated to the music of Leonard Cohen features contributions from several jazz luminaries including Gregory Porter, Norah Jones and Bill Frisell.
Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen is the latest dedication to the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter and poet.
Among its 12 tracks, the compilation features other big names like Peter Gabriel, Sarah McLachlan (singing the classic Hallelujah), Mavis Staples, James Taylor and Iggy Pop.
Immanuel Wilkins and Luciana Souza are another couple of notable names in jazz who contributed to the record.
Here It Is is the latest of several compilation albums dedicated to Cohen: There was 2017’s Sincerely, L. Cohen: A Live Celebration of Leonard Cohen; 2005’s Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man; 1995’s Tower of Song: The Songs of Leonard Cohen; and 1991’s I’m Your Fan.
Cohen died in 2016 at the age of 82.