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Fred Hersch
Fred (*1955) is an American jazz pianist and educator. He has performed solo and led his own groups, including the Pocket Orchestra consisting of piano, trumpet, voice, and percussion. He was the first person to play weeklong engagements as a solo pianist at the Village Vanguard in New York City. He has recorded more than 70 of his jazz compositions. Hersch has been nominated for several Grammy Awards, and, as of December 2014, had been on the Jazz Studies faculty of the New England Conservatory since 1980.
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Modern Drama
Columbia CK 40755
recorded February 1987 in New York City/USA
Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, alto sax
Fred Hersch, piano, Hammond B-3 organ
Andy Seligson, tuba
David Friedman, vibes, marimba, percussion
Ratzo Harris, bass
Isidro Bobadilla, percussion

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