Gilad Abro

 Born in South Africa Capetown, moved to Israel at the age of 10. Only in junior high was exposed to music and was mostly intrested in the bass!

 Started his first musical lesson at the age of 16! At the age of 17 already became a Professional player!

 Gilad studied at the High School for Arts and Science "Alon", Where he studied with great teachers such as Amit Golan, Walter Blanding, Shay Zelman.

 Gilad studied with great maestros on the bass! Such as: Teddy Kling, Barak Mori, Omer Avital, Maestro Michael KlingHoffer, Avishai Cohen.

 At 21 Abro studied classical compisition at The Rubin Acedemy for Music in Jerusalem. Won the Musician of Excellence Grant / Award given by the "American-Israel Foundation" a few times. Won first prize for the "Jazz player of the year" contest at "Rimon" School for Jazz and Temporary music" (2003) and was invited to perform in Italy at the Umbria Jazz Festival. Gilad works and peform's with almost every most important Jazz Band in Israel. Bands such as Daniel Zamir, Amos Hoffman, Ilan Salem, Gilad Hekselman, Shai Maestro, Yotam Silberstein, Itay Kriss Exc.

 Abro beside's his strong herritage in Jazz Found his ground in all styles and music working with great musicians, peforming, recording. Abro at the age of 25 started working with D.J Skazi. Arranging scores for strings and conducting for the concert: "Skazi live with strings", As well as playing bass for the "Skazi live act band" peforming in huge avenue's and festivals all over the world. Gilad Toured in countrys like Japan, Brasil, United States, Mexico, Spain, South Africa, Poland, Holland, Italy, Great Britain, Sweden, Czech Republic, Cyprus, France, Egypt, Romania, Serbia. Recorded and peformed with great israeli singers such as: Marina Maximillion Blumin, Micha Shitrit, Berry Saharof.

 Abro peformed and recorded with jazz masters as visiting artists and abroad such as: Johnny Griffin, Richard Davis, Jimmie Cobb, Larry Willis, Avishai Cohen, Eddie Henderson, Kirk Lightsy, Arnie Lawrance, John Regen, Maucha Adnet, Jerry Gonzales, Curtis Fuller, John Hicks and more.