Gilad Hekselman Trio at Green Mill - Israeli Jazz Festival

Gilad Hekselman Trio at Green Mill

  •   Israeli Jazz Festival 2013
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    Monday, May 20
    Gilad Hekselman Trio at Green Mill
    9 PM
    CD Release Party
    $10 at the door
    Tuesday, May 21
    Gilad Hekselman at Anshe Emet Synagogue
    7 PM
    $10 Ticket. Buy tickets
    Tuesday, May 21, 3-5 PM
    A workshop with guitarist Gilad Hekselman at the Old Town School of Folk Music!
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    Critically acclaimed guitarist Gilad Hekselman brings his stellar New York Trio to Chicago,
    celebrating the release of his fourth album "This Just In" on the Jazz Village label of Harmonia Mundi.
    Since his arrival to New York in 2004, Gilad Hekselman has been earning a reputation as one of the most promising guitarists in New York. In only four years this native Israeli has shared the stage with many top names from the New York jazz scene including Chris Potter, Mark Turner, John Scofield, Anat Cohen, Sam Yahel, Jeff Ballard, Gretchen Parlato, Avishai E. Cohen, Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Ari Hoenig, Tigran Hamasyan, Aaron Parks, Greg Hutchinson, Reuben Rogers, François Moutin and Eric McPhearson. He has played the Blue Note, The Jazz Gallery, Smalls, 55 Bar, Dizzy's Club, Minton's Playhouse, and toured in Switzerland, Japan, Scotland, Canada, Norway, Hungary, and Israel. He has also played in world famous Jazz festivals such as Montreux JF, Duke Ellington JF, San Francisco JF and Tel Aviv JF. Born in Israel in 1983, Gilad studied classical piano from age six to nine before going on to guitar and from age 12 to 14 he was performing regularly with the band of a weekly children's television show. At 15 he entered the Thelma Yellin School of Arts, graduating with Excellence from the Jazz Department at 18.