2012 Dec 20
My Coma Dreams in NYC

I am thrilled that the Columbia University Program in Narrative Medicine will present my jazz-theater piece My Coma Dreams at the Miller Theatre at Columbia for two shows on March 2nd.

For more information: http://mycomadreams.com/blog


2012 Oct 15
Grand Prix du Disque

The Fred Hersch Trio-Alive At The Vanguard”  has been awarded the Grand Prix – Catégorie Jazz – for 2012 by the French Académie Charles Cros, which is the oldest and most prestigious institution in France giving awards to records, founded in 1947.


2012 Jul 24
Extended Interview by Ethan Iverson

This is mostly about my early days in New York from his Do The Math Blog:

http://dothemath.typepad.com/dtm/interview-with-fred-hersch.html


2012 Jun 1
New Duo CD

Bee Jazz (France) has just released “Da Vinci”, my duo CD with the wonderful Italian clarinetist Nico Gori.  He is really remarkable!

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dpopular&field-keywords=nico+gori


2012 Apr 28
Feature on NEA Website for Jazz Appreciation Month

This is really well done!

http://www.arts.gov/about/NEARTS/2012_v1/webf/hersch.html


2011 Dec 30
New Trio Videos On The Site

Go to the “Music” page and you will find 4 new videos of my trio (with John Hébert on bass and Eric McPherson on drums) shot in Muri, Switzerland from Fred’s 8-country trio tour in November 2011.


2011 Dec 10
Two 2012 Grammy Nominations!

“Alone at the Vanguard” has been nominated for two 2120 Grammy Awards:  for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance (for the entire CD) and for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo for the track “Work” by Thelonious Monk.  These are Fred’s 4th and 5th Grammy nominations.

Grammys are telecast on February 12th.


2011 Oct 26
Wall Street Journal: My Coma Dreams

This is a wonderful article by Larry Blumenfeld.

Read it here.


2011 Sep 1
Exhibit Curated by Fred Hersch: Private Stash: A Musician’s Eye

An exhibit of original music manuscripts, collected folk and fine art, video and audio opens on September 8th and runs through October 29th at Apexart, 291 Church Street between Walker and White in Tribeca from 11am-6pm.


2011 Sep 1
New Music Box Interview and Video

This is very nicely done.

http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/fred-hersch-just-hear-what-happens-next


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