Gilad Hekselman

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Gilad Hekselman
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Background information
BornIsrael
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsGuitar
LabelsSmalls, Jazz Village, Le Chant du Monde
Websitewww.giladhekselman.com
Gilad Hekselman (2018) at Aarhus Jazz Festival, Denmark

Gilad Hekselman (Hebrew: גלעד הקסלמן‎; born 1983) is an Israeli-born jazz guitarist.[1] He has performed with Anat Cohen, Mark Turner, Dayna Stephens, Aaron Parks, Jeff Ballard, John Scofield, Ari Hoenig, and Chris Potter.

Biography[edit]

Hekselman moved to New York City in 2004 to attend The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music on a scholarship. In July 2005, he won the Gibson–Montreux Jazz Festival Guitar Competition in Switzerland.[2]

His albums include Splitlife (2006), Words Unspoken (2008), Hearts Wide Open (2011), This Just In (2013), and Homes (2015).[3] Hekselman was featured on the album Radio Music Society by Esperanza Spalding.[4]

Hekselman's working quartet includes saxophonist Mark Turner, bassist Joe Martin, and drummer Marcus Gilmore; they performed on NPR on The Checkout: Live in May 2012.[5][6][7][8]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • Splitlife (Smalls, 2006)
  • Words Unpoken (LateSet, 2008)
  • Hearts Wide Open (Le Chant du Monde, 2011)
  • This Just In (Jazz Village, 2013)
  • Homes (Jazz Village, 2015)
  • Ask for Chaos (Motéma, 2018)

Source:[9]

As sideman[edit]

  • Strings Attached, Kenneth Dahl Knudsen, 2010
  • Lines of Oppression, Ari Hoenig, 2011
  • Nomadic Nature, Gianni Gagliardi, 2014
  • The Town Musicians, Johannes Wallmann, 2015
  • Real Feels, John Raymod, 2016
  • Real Feels: Live, Vol. 1, John Raymond, 2016
  • The Pauper and the Musician, Ari Hoenig, 2016
  • Suite for Modigliani, Matteo Pastorino, 2017
  • NY Standard, Ari Hoenig, 2018
  • Joyride, John Raymond & Real Feels, 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gilad Hekselman". nextbop. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Gilad Hekselman". All About Jazz. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Gilad Hekselman Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Gilad Hekselman Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Gilad Hekselman Quartet". NPR. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  6. ^ Turner, Mark F. (28 May 2013). "Gilad Hekselman: This Just In". www.allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  7. ^ Wolff, Carlo (10 January 2012). "Jazz Reviews: Hearts Wide OpenGilad Hekselman - By Carlo Wolff — Jazz Articles". jazztimes.com. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  8. ^ Shadrick, Jason (11 May 2013). "Album Review: Gilad Hekselman - This Just In". Premier Guitar. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Gilad Hekselman | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 March 2019.