Location: Vancouver
Instrument: Trumpet

Gabriel is a totally unique artist, creating an enticing and varied palette of textures and colors with his trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, valve ‘bone, and electronic wind instru- ments with erudite grace and lyricism. He has had a half dozen Billboard Top 20 charting tracks of his own, and many more with other Artists as featured soloist, incl. 2016 releases by Greg Manning, Rock Hendricks, Tony Saunders, & Bob Baldwin. His latest album OPEN INVITATION builds on the successes of 2012’s tour de force KISSED BY THE SUN and 2010’s Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards Album of the Year TOLD YA SO, which together yielded four Top Twenty Billboard hits

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Gabriel Mark Hasselbach's new CD “Open Invitation” on which he wrote all the tunes and plays trumpet, flugel,alto and C flutes, ‘valve bone, and EVI, is a tour de force of arranging and production. Each tune also features a famous guest artist all of whom fit perfectly into the picture. Gabriel sounds great on everything..no easy task, and should be really proud of this one! You'll find yourself humming these tunes when you least expect it! ....... Randy Brecker

“You might expect a cat with the name Gabriel to blow trumpet. But Gabriel Mark Hasselbach also displays his mastery on flugelhorn, alto and c melody flutes, valve trombone, and electronic valve instrument.Having sharpened his skills on stages alongside everyone from Michael Bublé, Jeff Lorber and Chuck Loeb to Little Richard, George Benson and John Lee Hooker, Hasselbach has a vast tonal palette from which to draw

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