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Gilad Hekselman, “Prelude To A Kiss,” Hearts Wide Open
Gilad Hekselman is another stunning young guitarist under the age of 30. On the standard “Prelude to a Kiss,” he succeeds in bringing a contemporary sound to a tune jazz musicians have been playing for over 60 years. Hekselman’s fluid lyricism, singing bell-like tone, and ability to expand the given harmonic structure of a song are all highlighted in this performance.
Hekselman is originally from Israel and now resides in New York where he regularly gigs at Manhattan’s legendary jazz clubs. He tours and records with his own trio that often includes drummer Ari Hoeing.
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