Currently residing in Manhattan, Gabriel Aldort began his musical journey in Topanga, California - at the age of 6 - sitting alongside his Dad at the piano. Growing up, he was influenced by a number of styles and artists, ranging from Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles to Billy Joel and Elton John. As a New York City-sponsored subway musician, Gabriel can be found performing regularly throughout the subway system as part of Music Under New York. Today, he continues to juggle a schedule of musical diversity, including scoring, teaching and performing all manner of events.
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