Fred Hersch

Fred Hersch

Fred Hersch

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Get Out Of Town
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Sarabande
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Wichita Lineman
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Wichita Lineman
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Get Out Of Town

Albums

  • Songs From Home

    Nov 2020 • 10 songs

  • Songs from Home

    Nov 2020 • 10 songs

  • Wichita Lineman

    Oct 2020 • 1 song

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Fred Hersch

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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 jazz. Openly gay and diagnosed HIV-positive at age 30, Hersch is a vocal proponent for gay rights an...

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