Get to know Jazz Guitar Today Artist of the Week, Gilad Hekselman…
» A LITTLE ABOUT
- An Israeli-born jazz guitarist, Gilad moved to New York City in 2004 to attend The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. As well as being a sideman on many projects, he currently has 6 albums including the 2018 release – Ask for Chaos (Motema Music).
» HAS PLAYED WITH…
- Gilad has performed with many renowned artists including Anat Cohen, Mark Turner, Dayna Stephens, Aaron Parks, Jeff Ballard, John Scofield, Ari Hoenig, Chris Potter and others.
» INTERESTING NOTE
- In July 2005, he won the Gibson–Montreux Jazz Festival Guitar Competition in Switzerland.
» FUN FACT
- He was featured on the album Radio Music Society by Esperanza Spalding
Jazz Guitar Today favorite track – It Will Get Better