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Fred Hersch Duo Invitation Series 10th Anniversary with Kate McGarry

  • Jazz Standard 116 East 27th Street New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

Shows at 7:30pm & 9:30pm:

Proclaimed by Vanity Fair as “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade,” Fred Hersch balances his internationally recognized instrumental and composing skills with significant achievements as a bandleader, collaborator and theatrical conceptualist. As a leader and co–leader on more than three dozen recordings, Hersch has earned eight GRAMMY Award nominations including two for his latest trio album Floating(Palmetto, 2015) in the categories of Best Jazz Album and Best Jazz Solo. Jazz Standard welcomes back this gifted musician to our stage, where Fred Hersch hosts the 10th annual 2016 “Invitation Series” featuring six very special guests fit for such a milestone.

“Always admired by musicians for her imagination and musicality, she has carefully avoided entertain­ment–act clichés in favor of digging deeply into the substantive content and inner meanings of her songs.” (Los Angeles Times)

Kate McGarry – vocals

Fred Hersch – piano