Tal Wilkenfeld: On Joining Steve Gadd for Heartcore for Brazil Single

Tal is featured on the latest Heartcore for Brazil Single, “Nossa Voz,” along with Steve Gadd

Tal Wilkenfeld: On Joining Steve Gadd for Heartcore for Brazil Single

Tal is featured on the latest Heartcore for Brazil Single, “Nossa Voz,” along with Steve Gadd

A request to record on a song featuring Steve Gadd for a highly worthwhile charity is not something that arrives every day, a fact Tal Wilkenfeld was fully aware of when just such a call came to lend her bass to Heartcore for Brazil’s latest single, “Nossa Voz,” on the Heartcore Records label owned by guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel. She explains, “I originally met Kurt through Aaron Parks, around 2010. We stayed in touch and hung out at Crossroads 2013 in New York, with Blake Mills. Later, when I was headed to Berlin, Jeremy Stacey reminded me that Kurt lived there. I booked a club show with less than a week’s notice, just to find a way to finally play with Kurt. Jeremy flew in from London too, and we performed my music with only the soundcheck to rehearse, which was a ton of fun. It was there that I met [Heartcore for Brazil project coordinator] Michaela Bóková.” Wilkenfeld continues, “Earlier this year, Michaela reached out to me and asked me to be involved in this proje
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Chris Jisi   By: Chris Jisi