Wednesday, 26th April
Gilad Hekselman Trio 12on14 Jazz Club, City Centre
GILAD HEKSELMAN TRIO Gilad Hekselman has quickly developed a reputation as one of the most promising guitarists in New York since his arrival in 2004. After only a few...GILAD HEKSELMAN TRIO
Gilad Hekselman – gitara
Joe Martin – kontrabas
Marcus Gilmore – perkusja
Środa, 26.04.2017, godz. 20:30
Ticket price 80 pln/88 pln
* Tickets are available on www.12on14club.com or in the club before the concert.
★ Gilad Hekselman – has been developing a reputation as one of the most promising guitarists in New York since his arrival in 2004. After only a few years this native Israeli has shared the stage with some of the greatest artists in the New York City jazz scene including Chris Potter, Mark Turner, John Scofield, Anat Cohen, Ari Hoenig, Esperanza Spalding, Sam Yahel, Jeff Ballard, Gretchen Parlato, Avishai Cohen, Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Tigran Hamasyan, Aaron Parks and Greg Hutchinson.
Gilad has played all major jazz clubs in New York City including the Blue Note, The Jazz Standard, Dizzy's Club and Smalls. He is constantly touring world-wide and has played most noteworthy jazz festivals including Montreux (Sui), North Sea (Ned), Montreal (Can) & San Francisco (USA).
Gilad is the winner of the 2005 Gibson Montreux International Guitar Competition. He opened for guitar legend Paco de Lucia at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2006, which led to a string of performances at the IAJE Conference and at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York.
That same year Gilad released his debut album SplitLife (Smalls Records) recorded with bassist Joe Martin and drummer Ari Hoenig. It received rave reviews from the press as did his second album, Words Unspoken (LateSet Records), recorded and released in 2008 with Joe Martin, drummer Marcus Gilmore and tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm.
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 a top-shelf lineup of musicians including Dave Brubeck, Joshua Redman, Esperanza Spalding, Diane Reeves, Roy Hargrove, Kurt Rosenwinkel, The Bad Plus and many other jazz legends.
In the spring of 2010 Gilad recorded his third album, Hearts Wide Open, with Joe Martin on bass, Marcus Gilmore on drums and world-renowned saxophonist Mark Turner, a project that Gilad defined at the time as his "best recorded work so far". The record received rave reviews globally and was featured in many Best-of-2011 lists such as New York Times, Amazon and iTunes.
In April of 2013, Gilad released his fourth album, This Just In, under the JazzVillage label of Harmonia Mundi. Recorded and engineered in New York by Michael Cisneros Perez, the new album features Gilad Hekselman, Joe Martin, and Marcus Gilmore also showcases Mark Turner on three titles.
Born in Israel in 1983, Gilad studied classical piano from age 6 and began studying guitar at the age of 9. From age 12 to 14 he performed regularly with the band of a weekly children's television show. He attended the prestigious Thelma Yellin School of Arts, graduating with excellence from the jazz department at age 18. Gilad received the America - Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship for studies abroad to attend The New School in New York, where he completed his BFA in performing arts in 2008.
12on14 Jazz Club
ul. Noakowskiego 16, 00-666 Warszawa
Saturday, 29th April
3D Prehistoric Oceanarium PGE Narodowy - National Stadium, Praga---South
The 3D Prehistoric Oceanarium is the first project in the world bringing prehistoric sea creatures to life. It really feels here as if you are under the sea. Us......The 3D Prehistoric Oceanarium is the first project in the world bringing prehistoric sea creatures to life. It really feels here as if you are under the sea. Using the latest 3D technology in cooperation with paleontologists, we have reconstructed the most fascinating prehistoric marine creatures which lived in the ocean depths from 1.5 million to 350 million years ago. You can see a megalodon, a plesiosaur, a shonisaurus and many other creatures. All prehistoric reptiles, fish and mammals swimming around the oceanarium are shown in their actual size. Our guests will walk through labyrinths with large "aquariums" - 3D video screens. Our advanced sound system guarantees an incredible audio experience. We believe we are not exaggerating when we call it the most innovative water attraction for fans of marine prehistory ever built. It is a true multimedia attraction of the 21st-century.
Entry to the Oceanarium at the "PGE Narodowy" Stadium main reception area.
Ticket Prices: Normal 20 pln Discount 17 pln