Gilad Hekselman Quartet

Arts & Entertainment
Strand Theatre
345 Main Street, Rockland, ME
Jun 15, 2013
7:00 PM

Featuring Mark Turner (tenor sax), Joe Martin (bass), Marcus Gilmore (drums) and Gilad Hekselman (guitar and composition)

A native Israeli, Gilad Hekselman has shared the stage with many international jazz greats and 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.

Gilad is the Winner of the 2005 Gibson Montreux International Guitar Competition.

His recent quartet album, Hearts Wide Open (2011) received rave reviews globally and was featured in many Best of 2011 lists, including those compiled by The New York Times, Amazon, and iTunes.