The Ballad of Fred Hersch, by Charlotte Lagarde and Carrie Lozanois an intimate portrait of one of today’s foremost jazz pianists and composers and his extraordinary work. A genre unto himself, Hersch has significantly influenced a new generation of musicians and jazz itself. His poignant story as an AIDS survivor and openly gay man reveal an unlikely musical journey and an irrepressible American master.

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Recent Posts

  1. Finishing the film one frame at a time Leave a reply
  2. Happy 60th. birthday Fred! Leave a reply
  3. The Ballad of Fred Hersch is going international…with our editor in New Zealand Leave a reply
  4. Thank you to The Reva and David Logan Foundation for their very generous matching fund Leave a reply
  5. “Extravagently Beautiful new album” says the New York Times about Fred Hersch’s Floating Leave a reply
  6. “That Fred Hersch used music to tell about being close to death struck me as such a breakthrough,” said Dr. Rita Charon Leave a reply
  7. “A remarkable and touching work” says ARTINFO about Fred Hersch’s MY COMA DREAMS 1 Reply
  8. Fantastic shoot at the Village Vanguard – Fred Hersch performing solo Leave a reply
  9. We are having a blast editing Fred Hersch Now with the fantastic Vivien Hillgrove Leave a reply