The Ballad of Fred Hersch is 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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Announcing our West Coast premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival

mvff39_laurelsWe’re thrilled to announce that The Ballad of Fred Hersch will screen at the Mill Valley Film Festival as part of its Music on Screen section. The festival will also present a special performance by Fred Hersch at the legendary Sweetwater Music Hall.

The Mill Valley Film Festival is held October 6 to 16. Stay tuned for screening and performance dates. For now, here is the Press release.

  1. Fantastic premiere at Full Frame Leave a reply
  2. Premiere tickets are available. Leave a reply
  3. Inside the Making of a Composition Leave a reply
  4. Poster done! Ready for Full Frame. Leave a reply
  5. Premiering at the Full Frame Film Festival Leave a reply
  6. Sound mix, the music comes alive Leave a reply
  7. Finishing the film one frame at a time Leave a reply
  8. Happy 60th. birthday Fred! Leave a reply
  9. The Ballad of Fred Hersch is going international…with our editor in New Zealand Leave a reply