Fred Hersch is one of the most prominent pianists in jazz today. Receiving 15 GRAMMY® Nominations (7 for Best Album, 6 for Best Solo, 2 for Best Composition) over the course of his musical career.
During our time of a national emergency and the COVID-19 public health crisis, Hersch is committing to providing daily mini-concerts to live stream daily at 1 pm EDT. Beginning on Sunday, March 22 at 1 pm EDT. The live stream will take place via Facebook Live at Hersch’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/fredherschmusic
Hersch has been recognized for his superb command of the piano. Consistently at the top of the Downbeat Critic’s Poll. Here are just a few opinions that have come his way:
- “Fred at the piano is like LeBron James on the basketball court. He’s perfection.”JASON MORAN
- “…a pianist, composer, and conceptualist of rare imaginative power.”NATE CHINEN, THE NEW YORK TIMES
- “Hersch’s work has developed an intensity of intelligence and emotional directness unparalleled among his peers.”STEVE FUTTERMAN, THE NEW YORKER
Here is a video of what we can expect from his home daily: