2012 Apr 28
Feature on NEA Website for Jazz Appreciation Month

This is really well done!


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.


2011 Aug 1
My Coma Dreams Website is Live

Please go to www.mycomadreams.com to read about the show, check out blog posts and see and hear clips.

2011 Jul 25
59th Annual Downbeat Critics’ Poll

Fred has placed #4 in the Critics’ Poll for Best Pianist of the Year.

2011 Apr 28
Jazz Pianist of the Year Award

Fred has been awarded Jazz Pianist of the Year 2011 by The Jazz Journalists’ Association.

To see the full list of winners click here.

2011 Mar 1
New Solo CD – Alone at the Vanguard

Palmetto Records has just released “Alone at the Vanguard”, recorded in December 2010 at the legendary club.  Though we recorded six nights and twelve sets, this disc contains, in its entirety, the twelfth and final set of the week.

Buy it here.

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