Comprehensive Discography

(Releases as of August 1, 2016)

* original composition(s) recorded on this album
+ album produced by Fred Hersch
∆ album or selections arranged by Fred Hersch

As Leader:

Fred Hersch Trio: Sunday Night at the Vanguard (Palmetto PM 2183)*+ ∆ (2017 Double Grammy Nominee)
Fred Hersch: SOLO (Palmetto PM 2081)*+
Fred Hersch Trio: Floating (Palmetto PM 217)*+ ∆ (2014 Double Grammy Nominee
Fred Hersch Trio: Alive at the Vanguard (Palmetto PM 2159)*+
Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard (Palmetto 2147)*+ (2012 Double Grammy Nominee)
Fred Hersch Trio: Whirl (Palmetto PM 2143) *+
Fred Hersch Plays Jobim (Sunnyside 1223)+
The Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra: Live at Jazz Standard (Sunnyside)*+ ∆ (release date: April 21, 2009)
The Fred Hersch Trio: Night and the Music (Palmetto 2124)*+ ∆
Fred Hersch in Amsterdam: Live at the Bimhuis (Palmetto 2116)*+ ∆ (2006 Grammy Nominee)
Leaves of Grass: The Fred Hersch Ensemble (Palmetto 2107)*+ ∆
The Fred Hersch Trio + 2 (Palmetto 2099)*+∆
The Fred Hersch Trio: Live at the Village Vanguard (Palmetto PM 2088) *+
Songs Without Words (Nonesuch 79612-2) *∆+
Let Yourself Go: Fred Hersch at Jordan Hall (Nonesuch 79558-2) *+
Thelonious: Fred Hersch Plays Monk (Nonesuch 79456-2)+
Fred Hersch & Friends: The Duo Album (Classical Action 1002)+
Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers and Hammerstein (Nonesuch 79414-2)+
Passion Flower: Fred Hersch Plays Billy Strayhorn (Nonesuch 79395-2)+
Point In Time: Fred Hersch (with Drew Gress, Tom Rainey, Dave Douglas & Rich Perry) (Enja ENJ-9035 2)*+
The Fred Hersch Trio Plays (with Drew Gress & Tom Rainey) (Chesky JD-116)*+
I Never Told You: Fred Hersch Plays Johnny Mandel (Varese Sarabande VSD-5547) (1995 Grammy Nominee )
Fred Hersch: Live At Maybeck, Volume 31 (Concord Jazz CCD-4596)*
Dancing In The Dark: The Fred Hersch Trio with Drew Gress & Tom Rainey (Chesky JD-90)+ (1993 Grammy Nominee )
Red Square Blue: Jazz Impressions of Russian Classics (Angel/EMI 54743)+∆
Forward Motion: The Fred Hersch Group (Chesky JD-55)*+∆
Heartsongs: Fred Hersch Trio with Michael Formanek and Jeff Hirshfield (Sunnyside SSC 1047)*+
Evanessence: A Tribute to Bill Evans featuring Gary Burton and Toots Thielemans (Evidence ECD 22204-2)*∆+
The French Collection: Jazz Impressions of French Classics (Angel/EMI 49561)∆
Sarabande: Fred Hersch / Charlie Haden / Joey Baron (Sunnyside SSC 1024)*+
Horizons: Fred Hersch Trio featuring Marc Johnson and Joey Baron (Concord Jazz CCD-267)*+

As Co-Leader:

Free Flying: Fred Hersch and Julian Lage (Palmetto 2168)*+ (2014 Grammy Nominee)
Only Mary: Raloh Alessi and Fred Hersch (CAM Jazz 5048)
Da Vinci: Nico Gori and Fred Hersch (Bee Jazz 051)*+
This We Know: Michael Moore and Fred Hersch (Palmetto PM 3900)*+
Songs & Lullabies: Fred Hersch and Norma Winstone (Sunnyside 1108)*+
Live at Jazz Standard: Nancy King with Fred Hersch (MaxJazz 122) +∆ (2006 Grammy Nominee)
Two Hands, Ten Voices: Fred Hersch with ten vocalists (Broadway Cares 1002)+
Thirteen Ways: Focus (Fred Hersch / Michael Moore / Gerry Hemingway) (Palmetto Records PM-2055)*+
4 In Perspective (w/Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone & Paul Clarvis) (Village Life 009 09VL)+
Songs We Know: Fred Hersch and Bill Frisell (Nonesuch 79468-2)
As One: Jane Ira Bloom and Fred Hersch (Winter & Winter JMT Edition 919-003-2)*+
Thirteen Ways: Fred Hersch / Michael Moore / Gerry Hemingway (GM 3033-CD)*+
Slow Hot Wind: Janis Siegel and Fred Hersch (Varese Sarabande VSD-5552)+ç
Beautiful Love: Jay Clayton and Fred Hersch (Sunnyside SSC-1066)+
Short Stories: Janis Siegel and Fred Hersch (Atlantic 81989)*+∆ (1989 Grammy Nominee )
Concerto: Toots Thielemans / Fred Hersch with Big Band and Chamber Orchestra de Lausanne (TCB 94802)
Other Aspects: Matt Kendrick with Fred Hersch (Suitcase Music SMCD-4)
E.T.C. (with Steve LaSpina and Jeff Hirshfield) (Red Records RR123233)+
E.T.C. Plus One (featuring Jerry Bergonzi) (Red Records RR 123-249)*
Mirage: Jeri Brown with Fred Hersch (Justin Time Records 38-2)*

As Featured Soloist:

Haunted Heart: Renée Fleming with Fred Hersch and Bill Frisell (Decca 4406-02)
Tightrope: The Three Cohens (Anzic Records) *
Regional de NY (self-released)
Build a Bridge: Audra McDonald (Nonesuch 79862-2) ∆
Trios: With All My Heart: Harvey Mason (VideoArts Music VACM-1236)
Last Night When We Were Young: The Ballad Album (Classical Action 1001)+∆
The Richard Rodgers Centennial Jazz Piano Album (Broadway Cares 1001)+
Dawn Upshaw Sings Vernon Duke (Nonesuch 79531–2)∆
Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers and Hart (Nonesuch 79406-2)∆
The Tender Trap: Janis Siegel (Monarch Records)+∆
George Delerue: Music from The Films of François Truffaut (Nonesuch 79405-2)
It’s Monk’s Tune: The Music of Thelonious Monk (JazzFest 3-2203-2)
Memento Bittersweet (BMG/Catalyst 61979)*
The AIDS Quilt Songbook (Harmonia Mundi / Nightengale HMU 907602)*
Maiden Voyage: Leny Andrade featuring Fred Hersch (Chesky JD-113)+∆
JVC Jazz Festival presents A Night of Chesky Jazz Live at Town Hall (Chesky JD 82)*
Sketches of Coltrane: Byron Olson (Angel/EMI 54893)
Colors of Jazz, Volumes 1 thru 4 (Sony Masterworks SFK 46203 thru 46207)∆
Protosynthesis: Jazz Classics / Classical Jazz (BMG 60460)∆
The Gershwin Album: Jack Jones (Columbia Legacy CK 48511)∆
Lullabye of New York, Volumes 1 and 2: The New York String Quartet (Meldec 42 & 46)∆
In A Sentimental Mood: Mathis Sings Ellington (Columbia 46069) (1991 Grammy Nominee)
From London to Broadway (with The London Pops) (Pickwick PR 18000)∆
Cinema City Series, Volumes 1 thru 8 (Cinema City TOCT-6161 thru 6168

As Sideman:

with Jane Ira Bloom: Chasing Paint (Arabesque Jazz, release date: February ’03)
The Red Quartets (Arabesque Jazz AJ 0144)
The Nearness (Arabesque Jazz AJ0120)
Mighty Lights (featuring Charlie Haden & Ed Blackwell) (Enja 4044)
Slalom (CBS 44415)
Modern Drama (CBS 40755)
with Michael Bocian: Go Groove (GM 3016CD)
with Gary Burton: Departure (Concord CCD-4749-2) (featuring John Scofield, John Patitucci & Peter Erskine)
with Michael Callen: Legacy (Significant Other 50951)
with Royce Campbell: Waltz For Debby (Paddle Wheel KIJC 248)
with Chris Connor: Lover Come Back To Me: Live at Sweet Basil (Evidence ECD 22110-2)
with Tony DaGradi: Sweet Remembrance (Gramavision 18-8707-2)
with Meredith d’Ambrosio: The Cove (Sunnyside SSC 1028D)
with Eddie Daniels: To Bird With Love (GRP 9544)+∆ (1987 Grammy Nominee)
Breakthrough (with The London Philharmonia) (GRP 9533) (1986 Grammy Nominee)
with Miles Donahue: In The Pocket (Amerigo AGOMD100)
with Dominique Eade: When The Wind Was Cool (RCA 09026 68858-2)∆
with Art Farmer: Mirage (Soul Note SN-1046)*
You Make Me Smile (Soul Note 21076-2)
Yama (with Joe Henderson) (CTI 9000)
Warm Valley (Concord CJ-212)*
A Work of Art (Concord CCD-4179)* (1982 Grammy Nominee)
with Garrison Fewell: A Blue Deeper Than The Blue (Accurate AC-4700)
with Enrico Granafei: Enrico Granfei Quartet (Krien Records 1277)
with Mary Cleere Haran: This Heart Of Mine (Varèse Sarabande VSD 5482)+∆
with Billy Harper: The Awakening (Marge 09)
Quintet In Europe (Soul Note 1001)
with Kelley Johnson: Make Someone Happy (Sapphire Records 7611)+∆
with Sam Jones: Something New: Sam Jones 12-Piece Band (Sea Breeze SB-2004)
with Steve Kaiser: You Are There (Groove Street Productions GSP 100)
with Harumi Kaneko: Try To Remember (Phillips PHCE-34)∆
with Matt Kendrick: Composite (Ichiban 1166-2)
with Lee Konitz: Round and Round (MusicMasters 60167)
with Steve LaSpina: Distant Dream (Steeplechase 51448)
with Arthur Lipner: Portraits In World Jazz (Jazzheads JH 9058)
with Bonnie Lowdermilk: This Heart Of Mine (Axolotl Jazz AX0104)
with Jimmy McGary: Palindrome (The VXYou Network/Mopro Records VXD-0011)+
with Maureen McGovern: State Of The Heart (CBS MK 44500)
with Jon Metzger : Into The Light (VSOP #67CD)*
Out Of The Dark (VSOP #36)*
with Michael Moore : Home Game (Ramboy #02)
Chicotoumi (Ramboy #06)
Bering (Ramboy #11)
with The New England Conservatory Jazz Repertory Orchestra : Happy Feet (Golden Crest 31043)
with Judy Niemack: Long As You’re Living (Free Lance FRL-CD 014)+∆
with Karen Oberlin: My Standards (Miranda Music MMCD1002)
with Mary Pearson: You And I (Arkadia Jazz 71325)
with Rich Perry: What Is This? (Steeplechase SCCD-31374)
with Danny Peck: Danny Peck (RCA 07863)
with Jeanfrançois Prins / Judy Niemack: Beauty and the Prince (AMC 50-044)
with Barbara Sfraga : Oh, What A Thrill (Naxos Jazz 86047-2)
with Ben Sher: Tudo Bem? (BGI 101)
with Dick Sisto: American Love Song (Jazzen-CD)
with Luciana Souza: North and South (Sunnyside SSC 1112) (2003 Grammy Nominee)
with Andrew Sterman: Blue Canvas with Spiral (Breath River Music BRP-1813)
with Toots Thielemans: Only Trust Your Heart (Concord CJ-355)*+∆
Do Not Leave Me (Stash STCD-12)
with Roseanna Vitro: Softly (Concord CCD 4587)*∆
Conviction: Thoughts of Bill Evans (A-Records AL 73208)
A Quiet Place (Skyline Records 1001)*
The Time Of My Life: Songs of Steve Allen (Sea Breeze 3037)∆
with Various Artists: September Songs: The Music Of Kurt Weill (Sony Classical SK63046)∆