February 21, 2014
8:30pm & 10:30pm

The Fred Hersch Trio

The Village Vanguard
178 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014
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"...the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade or so."

— Vanity Fair

Called a "pianist, composer and conceptualist of rare imaginative power" by The New York Times, Fred Herschhas earned a place among the foremost jazz artists in the world today. He is widely recognized for his ability to steadfastly create a unique body of original works while reinventing the standard jazz repertoire – investing time-tested classics with keen insight, fresh ideas and extraordinary technique. Mr. Hersch's numerous accomplishments include a 2003 Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for composition, seven residencies at The MacDowell Colony, a fellowship at Bellagio and six Grammy® nominations - including one for Best Instrumental Composition. His latest extended composition is My Coma Dreams, a 2011 jazz/theater piece for actor/singer, large ensemble and animation/multimedia that was commissioned by Peak Performances@Montclair State University and has been performed in Berlin, San Francisco and New York City.