CURRENT ARTISTSAhmad Jamal --- Samuel Blaser --- Hendrik Meurkens --- Bill Warfield --- Debra and Dani Gurgel --- Joe Locke --- Tamir Hendelman---Steven Chelliah---Fred Hersch --- Jack DeJohnette --- Hans Jörn Brandenberg --- Dominick Farinacci --- Javon Jackson --- Kirk MacDonald --- JJ Johnson -- Cedar Walton --- Ric Frank---Billy Taylor --- Donald Vega --- Benny Green --- Bennie Wallace --- Russell Malone --- Gonzalo Rubalcaba ---Michael Jefry Stevens
Transcriptions of 8 Fred Hersch compositions including:
Song Without Words #1: Aria Song Without Words #2: Ballad Down Home The Optimum Thing Pastorale (Homage a Robert Schumann) Song Without Words #3: Tango Whirl
About the Composer
A select member of jazz’s piano pantheon who has long defined jazz’s creative edge, Fred Hersch is a pervasively influential creative force who has shaped the music’s course over more than three decades as an improviser, composer, educator, bandleader, collaborator and recording artist. A twelve-time Grammy Award nominee, Hersch was proclaimed “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade” by Vanity Fair.