Gideon van Gelder

03-12 Gideon van Gelder news

Hailed as “a promising pianist/composer with fertile ideas” with a debut album that is ”both thoughtful and thought-provoking” (Mark F. Turner, All About Jazz), Gideon van Gelder has established himself as a fresh voice praised by peers and critics alike for his evocative playing and innovative writing. His music draws on a wide range of influences, from Brazilian and classical music to the innovations of the avant-garde surrounding him in New York. The result is a sound that is intricate yet lyrical.