Fred Hersch

    Fred Hersch

    • Fred Hersch
    Fred Hersch

    Fred Hersch

    • Fred Hersch

    Fred Hersch

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    Sunday Night at the Vanguard

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        An acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, and educator, Fred Hersch is a supremely gifted soloist with a sophisticated, yet unself-conscious approach to playing standards and his own original compositions. As a teacher, he counts both Brad Mehldau and the Bad Plus' Ethan Iverson as former students. As a player, his nuanced style, influenced by such giants as Ahmad Jamal, Bill Evans, and Oscar Peterson, has garnered him multiple Grammy nominations, and made him a benchmark for modern ... Read more

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