02.01.11Disney record released - Everybody Wants To Be A Cat
I am very honored to be a part of this project with these amazing musicians!
"In 2009, Gilad recorded three tracks for Walt Disney Records, one of which was included in the record Everybody Wants To Be a Cat (2011). The album features versions to Disney songs played by top-shelve lineup of musicians including Dave Brubeck, Joshua Redman, Esperanza Spalding, Diane Reeves, Roy Hargrove, Kurt Rosenwinkel, The Bad Plus and other jazz legends."
01.31.11Ari Hoenig - Lines Of Oppression
I am on Ari's new record with Tigran Hamasyan, Orlando le Fleming and Chris Tordini. Check it out! It sounds great!
09.09.08New Record by Anat Cohen featuring Gilad on 3 tracks.
Anat Cohen's new album Notes From The West Village (Anzic 2008) featuring Gilad on 3 Tracks is released.
Anat Cohen - Reeds
Jason Lindner - Piano
Omer Avital - Bass
Daniel Freedman - Drums
06.04.08Words Unspoken (LateSet) is digitally released
Gilad Hekselman's new album Words Unspoken (LateSet Records), featuring Joe Martin, Marcus Gilmore and Joel Frahm, is now available to purchase online in MP3s and will be officially released on June 18th 2008. It can also be purchased at Gilad's live shows.
11.05.07Gilad records his new album for Late Set (spice records)
On the album also playing:
Joel Frahm - Tenor Saxophone
Joe Martin - Bass
Marcus Gilmore - Drums
09.10.07Recording with Ari Hoenig's punk bop
Gilad joined outstanding drummer Ari Hoenig in the studio to record 2 tracks for his next album on Dreyfus. Also featured on the album are Chris Potter, Will Vinson, Orlando Le Flemming, Matt Penman and Jonathan Kreisberg.
10.17.06Gilad's debut album is now available for sale.
Gilad Hekselman's debut album SplitLife (Smalls Records) featuring bassist Joe Martin and drummer Ari Hoenig has been released. It can be purchased directly from Gilad at his gigs or through the link below.
09.08.06Gilad's debut album - SplitLife, will be released September 2006, with a CD release Patry
The CD release party will be on September 8th and 9th at Fat Cat, with the musicians on the CD - Joe Martin and Ari Hoenig.
03.13.06Gilad Made his debut recording for Smalls Records, Live @ Fat Cat
In March 13-14, Gilad has recorded his debut album for Smalls Records with his trio that features Joe Martin on bass and Ari Hoenig on drums. The record was recorded live @ Fat Cat and is expected to be released this summer.
07.17.05Gilad Hekselman takes the 1st place in the Gibson - Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition
In July of 2005, Gilad competed in the the Gibson–Montreux Jazz Festival Guitar Competition in Switzerland. The jury’s president was legendary guitarist Al Di Meola. Hekselman took first place, winning invitations to play concerts at the 2006 Montreux Jazz Festival, the 2006 IAJE conference in New York, and at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola – Jazz at Lincoln. He also won a Gibson Les Paul guitar.